Author's note: This collection comprises all of the verse, apart from the novel sequence The Boys Who Stole the Funeral, which the author wishes to preserve from his first twenty years' work. A number of the poems have been abridged, but no very extensive rewriting has been undertaken.
Enlarged and revised edition of The Vernacular Republic : Poems 1961-1981. Contains twenty five additional poems.
* Contents derived from the North Ryde,Ryde - Gladesville - Hunters Hill area,Northwest Sydney,Sydney,:Angus and Robertson,1988 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.