If You Were Me [poem by L. E. Homfray, 9 March 1934]

[Editor: This poem for children, by L. E. Homfray, was published in The Beaudesert Times, 9 March 1934.] If You Were Me. If you were me, and I were you, How funny that would be; Because I should be very old, And you’d be only three! If I were you, and you were me, Whatever […]

What Would You Like? [poem by L. E. Homfray, 21 December 1929]

[Editor: This poem for children, by L. E. Homfray was published in The Farmer and Settler (Sydney, NSW), 21 December 1929.] What Would You Like? Last night when I was fast asleep Old Daddy Christmas came, He woke me up and said to me: “Now tell me what’s your name?” He had a great big […]

The New Maid [poem by L. E. Homfray, 24 November 1928]

[Editor: This poem for children, by L. E. Homfray, was published in The Sydney Morning Herald, 24 November 1928.] The New Maid. I’d very much like to be your maid, One shilling a week I must be paid; I’m tired of school, and I’m tired of play, I’ll work so hard if you’ll let me […]

Off to Manly [poem by L. E. Homfray, 25 October 1925]

[Editor: This poem for children, by L. E. Homfray, was published in Sunday Times (Sydney, NSW), 25 October 1925.] Off to Manly To Manly beach I am going, With my little bucket and spade, If Tommy won’t walk any faster We’ll miss the boat I’m afraid, What have I got in my basket? Wouldn’t you […]

Fairy Games [poem by L. E. Homfray, 18 October 1925]

[Editor: This poem for children, by L. E. Homfray, was published in the Sunday Times (Sydney, NSW), 18 October 1925.] Fairy Games Last night, when I was fast asleep, A little fairy came And said to me, “Oh! come and play. This very lovely game.” She took me gently by the hand And led me […]