Some of Life’s Joys [poem by L. E. Homfray, 31 May 1934]

[Editor: This poem by L. E. Homfray was published in The Sydney Morning Herald, 31 May 1934.] Some of Life’s Joys. A shower of rain on the sun-scorched land, The roar of surf, as it greets the sand, A joyous song of some sweet-voiced bird, The flutter of leaves by soft winds stirr’d. A quiet […]

Riches [poem by L. E. Homfray, 12 April 1934]

[Editor: This poem by L. E. Homfray was published in The Sydney Morning Herald, 12 April 1934.] Riches. No worldly wealth or fame is mine, Yet at my door Stand Joy and Hope with outstretched hands, I ask no more. Each little sweet-voiced bird that sings, Brings joy to me, In every star which decks […]

Two Little Hands [poem by L. E. Homfray, 22 March 1934]

[Editor: This poem by L. E. Homfray was published in The Sydney Morning Herald, 22 March 1934.] Two Little Hands. Two little hands, at break of day, Smooth the lines off my tired face, Two little arms encircle me, Folding me close in Love’s embrace. Two little helpless clinging hands, Soft, and dimpled, and Oh! […]

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 […]

Henry Kendall: Gosford Associations: The Poet’s Rock [27 March 1934]

[Editor: An article about Henry Kendall. Published in The Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Observer, 27 March 1934.] Henry Kendall. Gosford Associations. The Poet’s Rock. Written for “The Wingham Chronicle.” By “Fitz.” It is one of the distinctions of the Gosford district — one seldom mentioned by those who live there — that it has […]