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The Hive single work   poetry   "A summer afternoon and I'm out in the garden"
  • Author:agent Judith Beveridge http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/beveridge-judith
Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 The Hive
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Notes

  • Author's note (p.89): The Hive: this poem was suggested to me by an article by Kevin Kelly, 'Hive Mind', from Insect Lives, ed. Erich Hoyt and Ted Schultz (New York, John Wiley & Sons Inc, 1999), pp.147-155. I have adapted some images and narrative. The image of the honey running down the arm like thin, warm blood is directly quoted from Kelly.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Storm and Honey Judith Beveridge , Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2009 Z1641736 2009 selected work poetry Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2009 pg. 74-75
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Hook and Eye : A Selection of Poems Judith Beveridge , New York (City) : George Braziller , 2014 8769465 2014 selected work poetry

    'The third in Braziller's Series of Australian Poets, Judith Beveridge engages the world in ways that open up larger perspectives and deeper understandings. As the critic Clive James notes, Beveridge s work displays unfailing dignity of movement and quiet splendour. Whether in relation to the natural world around us or to our inner world of intellect and emotion, Beveridge s poems call us to account, exalting our capacity for knowledge and insisting upon the pleasures and responsibilities of attentiveness."' (Publication summary)

    New York (City) : George Braziller , 2014
    pg. 81-82
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