Nancy Fotheringham Cato

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Nancy Fotheringham Cato Biography

Nancy Fotheringham Cato AM was an Australian writer who published more than twenty historical novels, biographies and volumes of poetry. Cato is also known for her work campaigning on environmental and conservation issues.

Cato was born in Glen Osmond in South Australia, and was a fifth-generation Australian. She studied English Literature and I ...

Nancy Fotheringham Cato Poems

1.
Daybreak

The greatest show on Earth
(non stop twenty four hours around the world)
Begins with a curtain-rise
of soft pink cloud
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2.
Willy-Wag And Sparrow

Willy-wag and Sparrow
sat on a stone.
Said Willy, it's cold
when the sun is gone.
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3.
The Road

I made the rising moon go back
behind the shouldering hill,
I raced along the eastern track
till time itself stood still.
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