The Blood Vote [anti-conscription poem, 5 October 1916]

[Editor: This poem was a significant part of the anti-conscription campaign in Australia during the First World War. Published in The Australian Worker (Sydney, NSW), 5 October 1916.] The Blood Vote. “Why is your face so white, Mother? Why do you choke for breath?” “O I have dreamt in the night, my son, That I […]