Publisher's synopsis

Collection of poems in English with translations into Putonghua (modern standard Chinese) on Chinese and Australian themes; includes Noonucal traditional stories, also translated.

HSC Board of Studies: poems by Oodgeroo Noonuccal (PDF)


‘The trip to China in September and October of 1984 was like seeing a great work of art. It opened our eyes. We were all very excited. We were all like human beings who had fallen in love at first sight…’

Read the rest of the foreword by Manning Clark at the Poetry Library website.