Dorothea Mackellar

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Biography

Isobel Marion Dorothea Mackellar was an Australian poet and fiction writer.

Life and Works

The only daughter of noted physician and parliamentarian Sir Charles Mackellar, she was born in Sydney in 1885. Although raised in a professional urban family, Mackellar's poetry is usually regarded as quintessential bush poetry, inspired by her ...

Popular Poems
1.
Fire

This life that we call our own
Is neither strong nor free;
A flame in the wind of death,
It trembles ceaselessly.
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2.
My Country

The love of field and coppice,
Of green and shaded lanes.
Of ordered woods and gardens
Is running in your veins,
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3.
The Open Sea

From my window I can see,
Where the sandhills dip,
One far glimpse of open sea.
Just a slender slip
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4.
Dawn

At the dawning of the day,
On the road to Gunnedah,
When the sky is pink and grey
As the wings of a wild galah,
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5.
The Colours Of Light

This is not easy to understand
For you that come from a distant land
Where all thecolours are low in pitch -
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Comments

Craig Mackellar 06 November 2020

I am in awe of my cousin

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Amy R 04 November 2020

Her poems are like dorothea mackeller needs to get some new lyrics from Drake or sum

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ur mother 28 October 2020

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CORONAVIRUS 28 October 2020

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ya mam 28 October 2020

is fat, ugly, dumb, and i don't really like her very much

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BULLY 28 October 2020

HEY CRAIG CAMPBELL MACKELLAR MORE LIKE CRAIG N00B HEAD hahhahahahaahah YOUR MUM SAID WE CAN USE WOOLWORTHS SO GET N00BED ON

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Bully 28 October 2020

HAHA dorothea is dead so i am legally allowed to bully her hahahahahahh, what are you gonna do about it LOSER HAHAH LOSER TAKE THE L

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YOUR MUM 28 October 2020

GEGEHEAGGAA SHUT UP YOUR MUM LEFT YOU LOL N00B

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Your mom 28 October 2020

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Alison 03 September 2020

I love the book “my country”

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Thanks for your work, I am a cousin of the great lady, question... Who authorised the use of my country to Woolworths? ? ? ? ?

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Vexafip Feri 29 July 2020

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