Progress [poem by Louis Esson]

[Editor: This poem by Louis Esson was published in Red Gums and Other Verses (1912).]


Folk-song, temple, sacred trees,
In the early world were these.
Red brick chimneys, trade, machines,
Man has learned what Progress means.

Louis Esson, Red Gums and Other Verses, Melbourne: Fraser & Jenkinson, 1912, page 23

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