AustLit logo
Spider Orchids single work   poetry   "Still they stand upon the hillside and the low sun glances"
  • Author:agent Marie E. J. Pitt
Issue Details: First known date: 1917... 1917 Spider Orchids
The material on this page is available to AustLit subscribers. If you are a subscriber or are from a subscribing organisation, please log in to gain full access. To explore options for subscribing to this unique teaching, research, and publishing resource for Australian culture and storytelling, please contact us or find out more.


  • Author's note: An old legend says that spider orchids were fairy dancers who outstayed the night and paid the penalty of their defiance of the dawn by being rooted for ever.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Last amended 4 Dec 2009 14:55:36
    Powered by Trove