A Twisted Idyl [poem by Frank Morton]

[Editor: This poem by Frank Morton was published in The Bulletin Reciter, 1901.] A Twisted Idyl. Charteris, the artist with the lovely wife, A casual friend of mine, told me the story In a chance mood of careless confidence . . . Among the privileges of my youth, Two girls I knew. One of them […]

How We Won the Ribbon [poem by Will Ogilvie]

[Editor: This poem by Will Ogilvie was published in The Bulletin Reciter, 1901.] How We Won the Ribbon. Come and look around my office — Floors are littered, walls are hung With the treasures and the trophies Of the days when I was young ; Rusty spur and snaffle idle, Polo-stick and gun and bridle, […]

The Confidential Jockey [poem by Francis Kenna]

[Editor: This poem by Francis Kenna was published in The Bulletin Reciter, 1901.] The Confidential Jockey. No, I would n’t sell ’er. Mister. Wot ’s the good of talkin’ rot! She ’s the mare, is dat dere neddy, Dat ’as brought me all I got. I was ridin’ den for Bostock (Confidential boy, you know) […]

The Currency Lass [poem by Roderic Quinn]

[Editor: This poem by Roderic Quinn was published in The Bulletin Reciter, 1901.] The Currency Lass. They marshalled her lovers four and four, A drum at their head, in the days of old : O, none could have guessed their hearts were sore ; They marched with such gayness in scarlet and gold. They came […]

Skeeta [poem by Barcroft Boake]

[Editor: This poem by Barcroft Boake was published in The Bulletin Reciter, 1901.] Skeeta.