Heroes of the Underground [poem, 16 October 1898]

[Editor: A poem about miners who risked their lives to save their fellow miners. Published in The Sun (Kalgoorlie, WA), 16 October 1898.] Heroes of the Underground. How he did it? Same old story, Writ in blood-gouts grim and large, Of a treacherous fuse slow burning, Close upon a slumbering charge. Loud ye laud the […]

Special Report from Cape River Gold-Fields [poem, 7 November 1868]

[Editor: A poem published in The Queenslander, 7 November 1868.] Special Report from Cape River Gold-Fields. Dear Sir: You say you’d like to know How things go on up here, And if a chap would “stand a show,” If this way he should steer. Well, as I have nothing else to do, I’ll send you […]