Who is Judith Wright

Judith Arundell Wright (31 May 1915 – 25 June 2000) was an Australian poet, environmentalist and campaigner for Aboriginal land rights. She was a recipient of the Christopher Brennan Award.

Contents Biography Judith Wright was born in Armidale, New South Wales. The eldest child of Phillip Wright and his first wife, Ethel, she spent most of her formative years in Brisbane and Sydney. Wright was of Cornish ancestry. After the early death of her mother, she lived with her aunt and then boarded at New England Girls' School after her father's remarriage in 1929. After graduating, Wright studied Philosophy, Engl...
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Judith Wright Poems

  • Trapped Dingo
    So here, twisted in steel, and spoiled with red
    your sunlight hide, smelling of death and fear,
    they crushed out your throat the terrible song
    you sang in the dark ranges. With what crying...
  • 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....
  • Sonnet
    Now let the draughtsman of my eyes be done
    marking the line of petal and of hill.
    Let the long commentary of the brain
    be silent. Evening and the earth are one, ...
  • The Trains
    Tunnelling through the night, the trains pass
    in a splendour of power, with a sound like thunder
    shaking the orchards, waking
    the young from a dream, scattering like glass...
  • Egrets
    Once as I travelled through a quiet evening,
    I saw a pool, jet-black and mirror-still.
    Beyond, the slender paperbarks stood crowding;
    each on its own white image looked its fill, ...
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  • 103fmtrinidad: the closure of the eco-lodge at the asa wright nature centre was inevitable, according to board chairperson, professor judith gobin.
  • Ashnasami: what use is poetry? it certainly does not produce a living for the poet.... what it does, for the poet, is to express and exemplify the feeling which brought the poem into existence; that is, to help with the process of understanding one's life and its meaning. " - judith wright
  • Thegoodbadbook: debutante stand-in by judith grovner wright
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  • Bataille76: the well-known australian poet, judith wright, wrote: 'the day the mountains played', an indigenous cultural tale of the spiritual significance of the glass mountains.
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Ode Iii: To A Friend, Unsuccessful In Love
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Indeed, my Phædria, if to find
That wealth can female wishes gain
Had e'er disturb'd your thoughtful mind,
Or cost one serious moment's pain,
I should have said that all the rules,
You learn'd of moralists and schools,
Were very useless, very vain.
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