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Issue Details: First known date: 1973... 1973 The Land's Meaning
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* Contents derived from the South Melbourne, South Melbourne - Port Melbourne area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,:Macmillan Australia , 1973 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Land's Meaningi"The love of man is a weed of the waste places.", Randolph Stow , single work poetry (p. 8)
The Fierce Countryi"Three hundred miles to Birdsville from Marree", Douglas Stewart , single work poetry (p. 9)
Sheer Edgei"Here at the sheer edge", David Malouf , single work poetry (p. 10)
Outbacki"When your skin is worn away", Michael Dransfield , single work poetry (p. 11)
Australiai"A nation of trees, drab green and desolate grey", A. D. Hope , single work poetry (p. 12)
Sydney Cove, 1788i"The Governor loves to go mapping - round and round", Peter Porter , single work poetry (p. 13)
Chronicle of Norfolki"East-nor'-east from Sydney by the nine hundred miles", Anne Elder , single work poetry (p. 14-15)
Cave Paintingi"Look there are dark hands in the black rock,", Douglas Stewart , single work poetry (p. 16)
Stratai"This comfortable rock", Robert D. FitzGerald , single work poetry (p. 17)
Skeleton at Keilori"A more or less complete", William Hart-Smith , single work poetry (p. 19)
Three Dark Meni"Three dark men", Rodney Hall , single work poetry (p. 20)
Desert Tribesmeni"The naked old men of the desert walk", Roland Robinson , single work poetry (p. 21)
We Are Goingi"They came in to the little town", Oodgeroo Noonuccal , single work poetry (p. 22)
Beside the Highwayi"In the Aboriginal Settlement, men are sleeping", Les Murray , single work poetry (p. 23)
On the Boundaryi"Young McIvor jackarooing", J. S. Manifold , single work poetry (p. 24)
And the Blacks are Gonei"But this sea will not die, this sea that brims", Roland Robinson , single work poetry (p. 25)
Camping at Split Rocki"Red mounting scales of cliff lead the eye up;", Judith Wright , single work poetry (p. 26)
The Surferi"He thrust his joy against the weight of the sea,", Judith Wright , single work poetry (p. 27)
The Tailer Fishermeni"In the winter dusk when the sea turns green and silver", Douglas Stewart , single work poetry (p. 28-29)
Old Man Possumi"We did not know that you were dying old man possum", Geoffrey Lehmann , single work poetry (p. 30)

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