AustLit logo
Return single work   poetry   "Fellow creature, seconds are pregant with panic and anxiety here"
Issue Details: First known date: 2004... 2004 Return
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.


  • This poem and 'Refuge' by Mark Svendsen were read by Mark Svendsen at a rally in King George Square on 17 June 2004 - Daybreak in Detention, organised by Amnesty International.
  • This poem was included in the teaching notes for the play 'In Our Name' written by Nigel Jamieson.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Southerly Asylum vol. 64 no. 1 2004 Z1117656 2004 periodical issue A special double issue comprising two separately paged sections back-to-back. One section entitled 'Outsiders' is a shortened regular edition; the other section 'Another Country' , guest edited by Rosie Scott and Tom Keneally, features the writing of asylum seekers remaining in detention in Australia and those recently released. The writing was sourced with assistance from refugee advocates and community leaders. This section has also been published as a limited edition for PEN and the 2004 Sydney Writers' Festival. 2004 pg. 9-10
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Courier-Mail 12 June 2004 Z1132720 2004 newspaper issue 2004 pg. 12
Last amended 7 Sep 2010 14:13:48
Informit * Subscription service. Check your library.
  • c
    Powered by Trove