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Issue Details: First known date: 1953... 1953 The Scrub Bull and Other Verses
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Notes

  • Dedication: To "the Landsborough girl"
  • Author's note: To the N.Q. Newspaper Co. I give thanks for permission to reprint the verses which have appeared in their journal, N.Q. Register.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Townsville, Townsville area, Marlborough - Mackay - Townsville area, Queensland,:R. C. Pearce , 1953 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Scrub Bulli"I was a pure bred Shorthorn, the prized stud bull of a farm,", Bob Bloodwood , single work poetry (p. 7-9)
Blood Moneyi"The fallen sun like an egg that broke,", Bob Bloodwood , single work poetry (p. 10-11)
A Hughenden Reveriei"Sunset at Hughenden, quiet and calm, peaceful the world and still,", Bob Bloodwood , single work poetry (p. 12-13)
September on the Flindersi"With the trees and grasses swaying", Bob Bloodwood , single work poetry (p. 14)
The Flight of the Sky Queeni"The great gale raged o'er hill and street,", Bob Bloodwood , single work poetry (p. 15-16)
The Dying Prospectori"No more will I, from some lone mountain peak, gaze on the setting sun,", Bob Bloodwood , single work poetry (p. 17)
Swagmeni"Did you want the past closed like a book?", Bob Bloodwood , single work poetry (p. 18)
The Ghosti"One night as plain as plain could be,", Bob Bloodwood , single work poetry humour (p. 19)
Fitzroy Riveri"Crimson and gold, stray cloud would flush", Bob Bloodwood , single work poetry (p. 20)
Of Other Yearsi"Do they still, the old hands yarning, talk of tin on "Black Cow" yet?", Bob Bloodwood , single work poetry (p. 21)
Desert Opali"Time has placed its seal upon them, written finis to the days", Bob Bloodwood , single work poetry (p. 22)
Qantasi"Launched with true Digger spirit by "returned" men unafraid,", Bob Bloodwood , single work poetry (p. 23)
Ode (and Payed) to Hughendeni"Soon again the clouds will come up and the rain will come down", Bob Bloodwood , single work poetry (p. 24)
Seaview Rangei"Wistful are my thoughts and strange,", Bob Bloodwood , single work poetry (p. 25-26)
The Old Roadi"When the Cape River diggers sought out new fields and ways,", Bob Bloodwood , single work poetry (p. 27)
The Whale Huntersi"We're a healthy, happy Polar crew,", Bob Bloodwood , single work poetry (p. 28)
Across the Coral Seai"Away out towards the Coral Sea I gaze,", Bob Bloodwood , single work poetry (p. 29)
Roads of Yesterdayi"Here beside my lonely fire I think of those talks we had,", Bob Bloodwood , single work poetry (p. 30-31)
Memoriesi"Do you recall wide paddocks golden dry,", Bob Bloodwood , single work poetry (p. 32)
Spring Daysi"I love these days, these hours of golden spring,", Bob Bloodwood , single work poetry humour (p. 33)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Bob Bloodwood's Bulls 1953 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 27 May vol. 74 no. 3824 1953; (p. 2)

— Review of The Scrub Bull and Other Verses Bob Bloodwood , 1953 selected work poetry
Bob Bloodwood's Bulls 1953 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 27 May vol. 74 no. 3824 1953; (p. 2)

— Review of The Scrub Bull and Other Verses Bob Bloodwood , 1953 selected work poetry
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