The Funny Hatter [poem by C. J. Dennis]

[Editor: This poem by C. J. Dennis was published in A Book for Kids, 1921.]

The Funny Hatter

Harry was a funny man, Harry was a hatter;
He ate his lunch at breakfast time and said it didn’t matter.
He made a pot of melon jam and put it on a shelf,
For he was fond of sugar things and living by himself.
He built a fire of bracken and a blue-gum log,
And he sat all night beside it with his big — black — dog.

C. J. Dennis. A Book for Kids, Angus & Robertson, Sydney, [1921], page 22

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