The Kookaburra Championship [poem by W. T. Goodge, 13 December 1908]

[Editor: This poem by W. T. Goodge was published in The Sunday Times (Sydney, NSW), 13 December 1908.] The Kookaburra Championship By W. T. Goodge — for the “Sunday Times” Out beyond the Bogan River on an unfrequented track, In that vast expanse of country which the bushmen call “out back,” Is a little one-horse […]

Gore-dliness: A Christmas Carol [poem by “Dryblower” Murphy, 1926]

[Editor: This poem by “Dryblower” Murphy was published in Dryblower’s Verses (1926).] Gore-dliness. A Christmas Carol. (The Boxing Stadium was crowded on Christmas Day) Nigh twenty centuries ago A star arose o’er Bethlehem; The East with gloried gold aglow, A diamond in a diadem. The wise men came the Babe to view, With golden offerings […]