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Issue Details: First known date: 1994... 1994 Winds
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'The second collection from this major Australian poet deals with a range of subjects, but never strays far from the depth of our feelings and our human relationships.' Source: Publisher's blurb.

Exhibitions

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Notes

  • Dedication: I dedicate this book to the memory of my mother and father, Queenie and Rossanda Taylor. I never had you as a child, nor as a man. I know you are the caretakers of God's own garden.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Broome, Kimberley area, North Western Australia, Western Australia,:Magabala Books , 1994 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
People of the Parki"Nyoongahs sit", Alf Taylor , single work poetry (p. 1)
Fire Tini"Birds", Alf Taylor , single work poetry (p. 2)
Horrori"Tonight, tonight", Alf Taylor , single work poetry (p. 3)
Locked Awayi"I look", Alf Taylor , single work poetry (p. 4)
Magic Hearti"Your", Alf Taylor , single work poetry (p. 5)
Goodbyei"Soft champagne", Alf Taylor , single work poetry (p. 6)
A Smilei"Look yonder", Alf Taylor , single work poetry (p. 7)
In Memory of Benjamin and Rossandai"Rossie and Benji", Alf Taylor , single work poetry (p. 8-9)
Little Biti"I see", Alf Taylor , single work poetry (p. 10)
Make Believei"She sits", Alf Taylor , single work poetry (p. 11)
Not a Gamei"Open my eyes,", Alf Taylor , single work poetry (p. 12-13)
Citizenship Rightsi"He told me", Alf Taylor , single work poetry (p. 14)
Damperi"Beautiful", Alf Taylor , single work poetry (p. 15)
I Promised Mum and Dadi"How those words", Alf Taylor , single work poetry (p. 16)
Forty Thousand Years Agoi"The", Alf Taylor , single work poetry (p. 17-18)
The Nighti"The night", Alf Taylor , single work poetry (p. 19)
Whyi"Why", Alf Taylor , single work poetry (p. 20)
Kangaroo Meat and Damperi"Kangaroo meat", Alf Taylor , single work poetry (p. 21)
Mumi"In the darkness", Alf Taylor , single work poetry (p. 22)
Hopeless Casei"You are", Alf Taylor , single work poetry (p. 23)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Literature as Protest and Solace : The Verse of Alf Taylor Danica Cerce , 2015 single work criticism
— Appears in: Coolabah , no. 16 2015; (p. 25-33)

'Although Australian indigenous poetry is often overtly polemical and politically committed, any reading which analyzes it as mere propaganda is too narrow to do it justice. By presenting the verse of Alf Taylor collected in Singer Songwriter (1992) and Winds (1994) and discussing it in the context of the wider social and cultural milieu of the author, my essay aims to show the thematic richness of indigenous poetic expression. Indigenous poets have, on the one hand, undertaken the responsibility to strive for social and political equality and foster within their communities the very important concept that indigenous peoples can survive only as a community and a nation (McGuiness). On the other hand, they have produced powerful self-revelatory accounts of their own mental and emotional interior, which urges us to see their careers in a perspective much wider than that of social chroniclers and rebels.' (Publication abstract)

'Making It Right' through the Poetry of Alf Taylor Danica Cerce , 2009 single work criticism
— Appears in: Acta Neophilologica , vol. 42 no. 1-2 2009; (p. 83-91, 212)
Poetry Shorts Lizz Murphy , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , June no. 171 1995; (p. 50)

— Review of Listening to the Train Passing Rod Moran , 1994 selected work poetry ; Winds Alf Taylor , 1994 selected work poetry ; Pearl and Sea Fed Louise Crisp , 1994 selected work poetry ; Coming Up for Light Aileen Kelly , 1994 selected work poetry
Winds; Winin : Why the Emu Cannot Fly Kathleen Price , 1995 single work essay
— Appears in: Australian Aboriginal Studies , no. 2 1995; (p. 72-73)
Poetry Shorts Lizz Murphy , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , June no. 171 1995; (p. 50)

— Review of Listening to the Train Passing Rod Moran , 1994 selected work poetry ; Winds Alf Taylor , 1994 selected work poetry ; Pearl and Sea Fed Louise Crisp , 1994 selected work poetry ; Coming Up for Light Aileen Kelly , 1994 selected work poetry
'Making It Right' through the Poetry of Alf Taylor Danica Cerce , 2009 single work criticism
— Appears in: Acta Neophilologica , vol. 42 no. 1-2 2009; (p. 83-91, 212)
Literature as Protest and Solace : The Verse of Alf Taylor Danica Cerce , 2015 single work criticism
— Appears in: Coolabah , no. 16 2015; (p. 25-33)

'Although Australian indigenous poetry is often overtly polemical and politically committed, any reading which analyzes it as mere propaganda is too narrow to do it justice. By presenting the verse of Alf Taylor collected in Singer Songwriter (1992) and Winds (1994) and discussing it in the context of the wider social and cultural milieu of the author, my essay aims to show the thematic richness of indigenous poetic expression. Indigenous poets have, on the one hand, undertaken the responsibility to strive for social and political equality and foster within their communities the very important concept that indigenous peoples can survive only as a community and a nation (McGuiness). On the other hand, they have produced powerful self-revelatory accounts of their own mental and emotional interior, which urges us to see their careers in a perspective much wider than that of social chroniclers and rebels.' (Publication abstract)

Winds; Winin : Why the Emu Cannot Fly Kathleen Price , 1995 single work essay
— Appears in: Australian Aboriginal Studies , no. 2 1995; (p. 72-73)
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