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Issue Details: First known date: 1973... 1973 Poems from Prison
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'This book was written by four prisoners in Parramatta Gaol. In the words of their editor Rodney Hall, all four are "real poets - their dedication to their work is absolute and admirable"...' (Source: back cover)

Notes

  • We, the contributors to this book, wish to acknowledge our debt to Rodney Hall, who has travelled out to Parramatta Gaol in his own time every fortnight for more than a year, to meet with us. He is responsible for this book, as well as a number of other miracles. Jack Murray Max Williams Eric Mackenzie Robin Thurston

Contents

* Contents derived from the St Lucia, Indooroopilly - St Lucia area, Brisbane - North West, Brisbane, Queensland,:University of Queensland Press , 1973 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Sometimes Homesicki"Snow taps", Jack Murray , 1973 single work poetry (p. 3-4)
Posted in a Strange Landi"When the time is right", Jack Murray , 1973 single work poetry (p. 5-6)
Note to a Wifei"What can I say -", Jack Murray , 1973 single work poetry (p. 7-8)
I Lay Down with Me to Forget Youi"I don't want to believe", Jack Murray , 1973 single work poetry (p. 9-10)
Fugitivei"My hands squeeze", Jack Murray , 1973 single work poetry (p. 11)
Mermaids Don't Screami"Beneath each silvered", Jack Murray , 1973 single work poetry (p. 12)
Who Except Myself Is There?i"Dark night interlocked", Jack Murray , 1973 single work poetry (p. 13)
Second Year's Endi"Reality is immovable as", Jack Murray , 1973 single work poetry (p. 14)
Inverted Murderi"You flutter past averted eyes and none", Jack Murray , 1973 single work poetry (p. 15)
Morninglighti"The nighttime", Jack Murray , 1973 single work poetry (p. 16)
Four Godsongsi"On a hill with thieves", Jack Murray , 1973 single work poetry (p. 17-18)
Habeas Celli"He kept looking at the walls", Max Williams , 1973 single work poetry (p. 21)
I Noticed in a Glancei"There was Ernie", Max Williams , 1973 single work poetry (p. 22)
From Cliff'si"Autumn skies blow hard, Jillian.", Max Williams , 1973 single work poetry (p. 23)
Petersburgi"I knew the icy swamp land of Petersburg", Max Williams , 1973 single work poetry (p. 24)
The Brickpitsi"The pit woke like an old man", Max Williams , 1973 single work poetry (p. 25)
Learning the Stringybarksi"I called the nesting doves-", Max Williams , 1973 single work poetry (p. 26)
The Empty Housei"The old house felt unfriendly,", Max Williams , 1973 single work poetry (p. 27)
Thief's Weddingi"You were a practised bride", Max Williams , 1973 single work poetry (p. 28-29)
The Planet of Welfare Peoplei"A prison creek spills", Max Williams , 1973 single work poetry (p. 30)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Saving Poetry From the Poets Veronica Brady , 1975 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , June no. 2 1975; (p. 64-68)

— Review of Saint Kilda Meets Hugo Ball Eric Beach , 1974 selected work poetry ; Madam Blackboots Stefanie Bennett , 1974 selected work poetry ; Living Alone Without a Dictionary Carol Novack , 1974 selected work poetry ; The Blast Area John Tranter , 1974 selected work poetry ; Poems from Prison Robin Thurston , Eric MacKenzie , Max Williams , Jack Murray , 1973 anthology poetry
Untitled Philip Roberts , 1974 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 8 April 1974; (p. 13)

— Review of Poems from Prison Robin Thurston , Eric MacKenzie , Max Williams , Jack Murray , 1973 anthology poetry
Untitled Geoff Page , 1974 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 12 April 1974; (p. 7)

— Review of Poems from Prison Robin Thurston , Eric MacKenzie , Max Williams , Jack Murray , 1973 anthology poetry
Untitled Peter Bell , 1974 single work review
— Appears in: LiNQ , vol. 3 no. 2 1974; (p. 35-36)

— Review of Poems from Prison Robin Thurston , Eric MacKenzie , Max Williams , Jack Murray , 1973 anthology poetry
Untitled Robert Adamson , 1974 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 9 March 1974; (p. 40)

— Review of Poems from Prison Robin Thurston , Eric MacKenzie , Max Williams , Jack Murray , 1973 anthology poetry
Saving Poetry From the Poets Veronica Brady , 1975 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , June no. 2 1975; (p. 64-68)

— Review of Saint Kilda Meets Hugo Ball Eric Beach , 1974 selected work poetry ; Madam Blackboots Stefanie Bennett , 1974 selected work poetry ; Living Alone Without a Dictionary Carol Novack , 1974 selected work poetry ; The Blast Area John Tranter , 1974 selected work poetry ; Poems from Prison Robin Thurston , Eric MacKenzie , Max Williams , Jack Murray , 1973 anthology poetry
Beyond Gentility Rae Desmond Jones , 1974 single work review
— Appears in: Makar , June vol. 10 no. 1 1974; (p. 43-46)

— Review of Fitzroy Brothel : Poems by Pi O TT. O , 1974 selected work poetry ; Poems from Prison Robin Thurston , Eric MacKenzie , Max Williams , Jack Murray , 1973 anthology poetry
Untitled Robert Adamson , 1974 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 9 March 1974; (p. 40)

— Review of Poems from Prison Robin Thurston , Eric MacKenzie , Max Williams , Jack Murray , 1973 anthology poetry
Untitled Peter Bell , 1974 single work review
— Appears in: LiNQ , vol. 3 no. 2 1974; (p. 35-36)

— Review of Poems from Prison Robin Thurston , Eric MacKenzie , Max Williams , Jack Murray , 1973 anthology poetry
Untitled Geoff Page , 1974 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 12 April 1974; (p. 7)

— Review of Poems from Prison Robin Thurston , Eric MacKenzie , Max Williams , Jack Murray , 1973 anthology poetry
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