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This anthology introduces the poems of 28 new and emerging Indigenous poets and artists in the public arena, to enter the dialogue of Australian poetry, and to join established Indigenous Australian poets and artists. (Source: Introduction)

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Notes

  • Dedication: To all the people we have lost, especially Colin Daisy. As a mark of respect, readers are asked not to use his first name in public, but 'old man', 'uncle' or 'kumanjay' instead.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Townsville, Townsville area, Marlborough - Mackay - Townsville area, Queensland,:Black Ink Press , 2003 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Crow Feathersi"My granma's hands", John Lewis Clark , single work poetry (p. 1)
Gorgeous Georgei"Gorgeous George the gangster,", John Lewis Clark , single work poetry (p. 2)
Neon Atmospherei"I saw the dogs eat dog on the street last night.", John Lewis Clark , single work poetry (p. 4)
This Great South Landi"Have you ever crossed flooded rivers in an old Land Rover", Marian J Go Sam , single work poetry (p. 5)
The Storytelleri"From the outback he came, with a strange name -", Kathleen Davies , single work poetry (p. 6-7)
Listen and Learni"Have you heard it?", Aaron Elliot , single work poetry (p. 9)
Come Backi"Listen to the wind.", Lindsay Ohl , single work poetry (p. 11)
Losti"I gaze into the flames of the campfire", Lindsay Ohl , single work poetry (p. 12)
The Tallest Tree to Falli"No more the bushland rings to the sounds of long ago;", Ellen Go Sam , single work poetry (p. 14)
Timelessnessi"Green grasses sweet and lush from summer rains", Ellen Go Sam , single work poetry (p. 15)
Lucky Countryi"Who owns this country?", Dennis Fisher , single work poetry (p. 16)
Behind a Smilei"Today I saw a friend of mine sitting alone. I can see he was", Colin J Daisy , single work poetry (p. 17)
Mistakei"Australia, named by the whiteman", Colin J Daisy , single work poetry (p. 18-19)
Cryi"My race are the black people of the land where man first", Colin J Daisy , single work poetry (p. 20)
Old Man Cassowaryi"The cassowary cries for his rainforest home.", Malcolm Bally , single work poetry (p. 21)
Mother Earthi"You say you care for Mother Earth", Bindi Waugh , single work poetry (p. 22-23)
The Aboriginal Artisti"I watch him paint, this man of art", Lena Adams , single work poetry (p. 24)
A Dreami"I see you there", Lavinia R Ahlers , single work poetry (p. 25)
Point of Viewi"I'm entitled to a point of view,", John W. Paiwan , single work poetry (p. 27)
Ghost Storyi"They say spirits roam the land", John W. Paiwan , single work poetry (p. 29)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Townsville, Townsville area, Marlborough - Mackay - Townsville area, Queensland,: Black Ink Press , 2003 .
      person or book cover
      Image courtesy of Black Ink Press
      Extent: 62p.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 186334005X, 9781863340052

Works about this Work

BlackWords : Indigenous Stories Told Collectively Anita Heiss , 2015 single work criticism
— Appears in: The BlackWords Essays 2015; (p. 5)

In this essay Heiss discusses and explains the important role of anthologies in the creation of communities of writers and in acknowledging, consolidating and launching writing careers.

Entering the Dialogue Elizabeth Perkins , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Social Alternatives , Third Quarter vol. 22 no. 3 2003; (p. 65-66)

— Review of Crow Feathers : An Indigenous Collection of Poems and Images 2003 anthology poetry
Poetry in Black Ink 2003 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 16 July no. 305 2003; (p. 50)
Entering the Dialogue Elizabeth Perkins , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Social Alternatives , Third Quarter vol. 22 no. 3 2003; (p. 65-66)

— Review of Crow Feathers : An Indigenous Collection of Poems and Images 2003 anthology poetry
Poetry in Black Ink 2003 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 16 July no. 305 2003; (p. 50)
BlackWords : Indigenous Stories Told Collectively Anita Heiss , 2015 single work criticism
— Appears in: The BlackWords Essays 2015; (p. 5)

In this essay Heiss discusses and explains the important role of anthologies in the creation of communities of writers and in acknowledging, consolidating and launching writing careers.

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