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Issue Details: First known date: 1970... 1970 Look, the Kingfisher!
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Notes

  • Dedication: To Hal Porter. 'Always beyond the doorway...' (first line of poem)

Contents

* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,:Hawthorn Press , 1970 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
To Hal Porteri"Always beyond the doorway", Ian Mudie , single work poetry (p. iii)
Look, the Kingfisher!i"A flash of wings", Ian Mudie , single work poetry (p. 1)
Mill Island Memories (for O.D. Watson)i"Sunrise is not an easy thing to forget;", Ian Mudie , single work poetry (p. 2)
Was it My Hand?i"Was it my hand that dislodged the chance stone,", Ian Mudie , single work poetry (p. 3)
Petrified Mani"Whenever I must contemplate", Ian Mudie , single work poetry (p. 4)
Hillside Farmi"All the day", Ian Mudie , single work poetry (p. 5)
The Bird in the Bushi"The bird in the bush", Ian Mudie , single work poetry (p. 6-7)
Day of the Platypusi"`Look!' `See!' `What is it?' And we rise to our feet", Ian Mudie , single work poetry (p. 8-9)
Night Scene: Caledonian Inn, Port Fairyi"In this room where once wild whalers drank,", Ian Mudie , single work poetry (p. 10)
Fooled Night and Dayi""What kind of coins shall you place upon the eyes of dread oblivion?"", Ian Mudie , single work poetry (p. 11)
Noisy Reed-Warbleri"Men listen all the night to hear", Ian Mudie , single work poetry (p. 12)
New Subdivisioni"Here once stallions", Ian Mudie , single work poetry (p. 13)
It's a Free Countryi"So the weeds are at it again,", Ian Mudie , single work poetry (p. 14)
To the Pure All Thingsi"I had hoped it would be apparent", Ian Mudie , single work poetry satire (p. 15)
Street Scenei"She had", Ian Mudie , single work poetry (p. 16)
Fogi"A poem comes thrusting at me", Ian Mudie , single work poetry (p. 17)
Recipe for Longevityi"Become stiff in the joints;", Ian Mudie , single work poetry (p. 18-19)
The Secret Voicei"This is the man that on and on,", Ian Mudie , single work poetry (p. 20)
Crowsi"Some days two crows", Ian Mudie , single work poetry (p. 21)
The Day the Rain Camei"Always, I don't know why,", Ian Mudie , single work poetry (p. 22-25)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Hawthorn Press , 1970 .
      Extent: 46p.
      ISBN: 0725600039
      Series: y separately published work icon The Hawthorn Poets Melbourne : Hawthorn Press , 1971-1979 Z1145080 1970 series - publisher Series published between 1970 and 1979 by Hawthorn Press. Numbering of the series appears on the dustjackets of the volumes. Mudie's Look! The Kingfisher may be the first of the series of thiry-one but this has not been verified. Number in series: [1]

Works about this Work

Untitled Geoff Page , 1971 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 9 January 1971; (p. 12)

— Review of The First-Born and Other Poems Jack Davis , 1970 selected work poetry ; The Makers of the Ark : Poems David Rowbotham , 1970 selected work poetry ; Look, the Kingfisher! Ian Mudie , 1970 selected work poetry
Paperback Poets and Others Thomas Shapcott , 1970 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , July vol. 9 no. 9 1970; (p. 255 - 256)

— Review of Heaven, in a Way Rodney Hall , 1970 selected work poetry ; Bicycle and Other Poems David Malouf , 1970 selected work poetry ; Streets of the Long Voyage Michael Dransfield , 1970 selected work poetry ; The Voyage to Brindisi and Other Poems, 1966-1969 Charles Higham , 1970 selected work poetry ; Look, the Kingfisher! Ian Mudie , 1970 selected work poetry ; Sumeria Peter Giblin , Michael Scullion , 1969 selected work poetry
[Review]. Look, the Kingfisher! Martin Haley , 1970 single work review
— Appears in: Advocate: A Weekly Catholic Journal , 21 May 1970; (p. 18)

— Review of Look, the Kingfisher! Ian Mudie , 1970 selected work poetry
[Review] Look, the Kingfisher! Katharine England , 1970 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 12 September 1970; (p. 18)

— Review of Look, the Kingfisher! Ian Mudie , 1970 selected work poetry
[Review] Witnesses of Spring [and] Look, the Kingfisher! Kenneth Slessor , 1970 single work review
— Appears in: The Daily Telegraph , 15 August 1970; (p. 13)

— Review of Witnesses of Spring : Unpublished Poems by Shaw Neilson John Shaw Neilson , 1970 selected work poetry ; Look, the Kingfisher! Ian Mudie , 1970 selected work poetry
Untitled Geoff Page , 1971 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 9 January 1971; (p. 12)

— Review of The First-Born and Other Poems Jack Davis , 1970 selected work poetry ; The Makers of the Ark : Poems David Rowbotham , 1970 selected work poetry ; Look, the Kingfisher! Ian Mudie , 1970 selected work poetry
Untitled P. Roberts , 1970 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 26 September 1970; (p. 24)

— Review of Selected Verse Colin Thiele , 1970 selected work poetry drama ; Look, the Kingfisher! Ian Mudie , 1970 selected work poetry
[Review] Witnesses of Spring [and] Look, the Kingfisher! Kenneth Slessor , 1970 single work review
— Appears in: The Daily Telegraph , 15 August 1970; (p. 13)

— Review of Witnesses of Spring : Unpublished Poems by Shaw Neilson John Shaw Neilson , 1970 selected work poetry ; Look, the Kingfisher! Ian Mudie , 1970 selected work poetry
[Review] Look, the Kingfisher! Katharine England , 1970 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 12 September 1970; (p. 18)

— Review of Look, the Kingfisher! Ian Mudie , 1970 selected work poetry
[Review]. Look, the Kingfisher! Martin Haley , 1970 single work review
— Appears in: Advocate: A Weekly Catholic Journal , 21 May 1970; (p. 18)

— Review of Look, the Kingfisher! Ian Mudie , 1970 selected work poetry
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