An Aboriginal Mother’s Lament [poem by Charles Harpur; in an anthology of poetry, 1888]

[Editor: A poem by Charles Harpur. Published in Australian Ballads and Rhymes: Poems Inspired by Life and Scenery in Australia and New Zealand (1888).] An Aboriginal Mother’s Lament. Still farther would I fly, my child, To make thee safer yet, From the unsparing white man, With his dread hand murder-wet! I’ll bear thee on as […]