A Bushman’s Troubles [poem, The Bulletin, 21 August 1886]

[Editor: This poem was published in The Bulletin (Sydney, NSW), 21 August 1886.] A Bushman’s Troubles. (For The Bulletin.) ’Tis the voice of the ’possum, his tones sweet and low Assure me he means for my damper to go. Hark! he’s close to the fire — he searches the pot, Ha, ha! hear him swear […]

Our New Horse [poem by Banjo Paterson]

[Editor: This poem by “Banjo” Paterson was published in The Man from Snowy River and Other Verses, 1895; previously published in The Bulletin, 22 March 1890.] Our New Horse The boys had come back from the races All silent and down on their luck; They’d backed ’em, straight out and for places, But never a […]