Bessie and the Bunyip [poem by C. J. Dennis]

[Editor: This poem by C. J. Dennis was published in A Book for Kids, 1921.]

Bessie and the Bunyip

Bessie met a bunyip down along the track,
In his hand a billy and a swag upon his back.
And you will hardly believe it, but when Bessie shouted, “Shoo!”
He turned a double somersault and went quite blue.



Source:
C. J. Dennis. A Book for Kids, Angus & Robertson, Sydney, [1921], page 92

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