Treasure Island

Henry Lawson

(17 June 1867 – 2 September 1922 / Grenfell, New South Wales)

Borderland


I am back from up the country -- very sorry that I went --
Seeking for the Southern poets' land whereon to pitch my tent;
I have lost a lot of idols, which were broken on the track --
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  • Meriki Parkinson\fraser (11/5/2007 9:37:00 PM)

    I have to agree with A.B 'Banjo' Patterson. Read 'In defence of the bush', a poem 'Banjo' wrote in response to this poem by Henry Lawson. Two great Aussie poets; one sees the beauty & humor, the other sees the hardship & pain. (Report) Reply

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