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Down The River

Rating: 3.3

Hark, the sound of it drawing nearer,
Clink of hobble and brazen bell;
Mark the passage of stalwart shearer,
Bidding Monaro soil farewell.

Where is he making for? Down the river,
Down the river with eager tread;
Where is he making for? Down the river,
Down the river to seek a 'shed'.

Where is his dwelling on old Monaro?
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Sylvia Frances Chan 09 April 2021

Excellent Classic Poem, Congratulations to the family of the late great poet that his poem is chosen by Poem Hunter and Team as The Classic Poem Of The Day. Great saddest poem.

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Sylvia Frances Chan 09 April 2021

A very dramatic poem full of grief under the skin and melancholy, the poem describes the poet's future, It's not that far, it's on the slimy part of the river, where the horse crosses the river.I have read this poem with full attention. Too saddest full of grief

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