Henry Lawson

Grenfell, New South Wales
Henry Lawson
Grenfell, New South Wales
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A Bush Girl

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She's milking in the rain and dark,
As did her mother in the past.
The wretched shed of poles and bark,
Rent by the wind, is leaking fast.
She sees the “home-roof” black and low,
Where, balefully, the hut-fire gleams—
And, like her mother, long ago,
She has her dreams; she has her dreams.
The daybreak haunts the dreary scene,
The brooding ridge, the blue-grey bush,
The “yard” where all her years have been,
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Kenneth Ncube 30 May 2014
Awesome poem this
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Sekharan Pookkat 29 March 2014
I.ve had a dream-It was a dream which I dreamed great poem
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Thamir Mehmood 27 January 2013
thanks so much for this great poem bless you
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Norm Gillett 13 May 2012
The tough life lived by people in the bush, in the early days of farming, is graphically illustrated in this poem.
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