Judith Wright

(1915 - 2000 / New South Wales / Australia)

Judith Wright Poems

1. Trapped Dingo 3/27/2010
2. Sonnet 3/27/2010
3. Blue Arab 3/27/2010
4. The Trains 3/27/2010
5. To A Child 3/27/2010
6. Egrets 3/27/2010
7. All Things Conspire 3/27/2010
8. Northern River 3/27/2010
9. The Sisters 3/27/2010
10. Bullocky 3/27/2010
11. Lyrebirds 3/27/2010
12. Woman To Child 3/27/2010
13. Turning Fifty 3/27/2010
14. Train Journey 3/27/2010
15. Woman To Man 3/27/2010
16. Drought Year 3/27/2010
17. Late Spring 3/27/2010
18. Naked Girl And Mirror 3/27/2010
19. The Bull 3/27/2010
20. The Killer 3/27/2010
21. Failure Of Communion 3/27/2010
22. Metho Drinker 3/27/2010
23. Sonnet For Christmas 3/27/2010
24. The Company Of Lovers 3/27/2010
25. Bora Ring 3/27/2010
26. The Surfer 3/27/2010
27. South Of My Days 3/27/2010
28. Magpies 3/27/2010
29. Five Senses 3/27/2010
30. Legend 3/27/2010
31. The Old Prison 1/1/2004
32. Request To A Year 1/1/2004

Comments about Judith Wright

  • NAHTE (6/8/2018 7:36:00 PM)

    Does anyone know when Moving South was published, or what collection it was publishded apart of?

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  • yjgtfdsa (5/29/2018 8:10:00 PM)


  • haresh (2/8/2018 9:13:00 AM)

    hunting snake is also there...

  • haresh (2/8/2018 9:11:00 AM)

    hunting snake is also a poem which is written by her...isn't it? ? ...

  • Chenai Radnedge (9/17/2007 5:40:00 AM)

    Why don't u have 'The Sanctuary' by Judith Wright? ? ?
    kinda dissapointing...
    It is a good poem, i had to read it as an english assignment for class...
    Poetry isn't really my thing but 'The Sanctuary' and 'The Surfer' by Judith Wright really caught my attention...

  • Stephen Digby (9/1/2007 2:13:00 AM)

    How do I add poems to Judith Wright's collection?

Best Poem of Judith Wright

Request To A Year

If the year is meditating a suitable gift,
I should like it to be the attitude
of my great- great- grandmother,
legendary devotee of the arts,

who having eight children
and little opportunity for painting pictures,
sat one day on a high rock
beside a river in Switzerland

and from a difficult distance viewed
her second son, balanced on a small ice flow,drift down the current toward a waterfall
that struck rock bottom eighty feet below,

while her second daughter, impeded,
no doubt, by the petticoats of the day,
stretched out a ...

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Blue Arab

The small blue Arab stallion dances on the hill
like a glancing breaker, like a storm rearing in the sky,
In his prick-ears,the wind, that wanderer and spy,
sings of the dunes of Arabia, lion-coloured still.

The small blue stallion poses like a centaur-god,
netting the sun in his sea-spray mane, forgetting
his stalwart mares for a phantom galloping unshod;
changing for a heat-mirage his tall and velvet hill.

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