[Editor: This poem by C. J. Dennis was published in A Book for Kids, 1921.]
The Unsociable Wallaby
Willie spied a wallaby hopping through the fern —
Here a jump, here a thump, there a sudden turn.
Willie called the wallaby, begging him to stop,
But he went among the wattles with a
I wonder whether, all together, you and I and father
Could eat a bun that weighs a ton. I’d like to try it, rather.
I want to know why roosters crow at dawning of the day.
Is it because they cannot think of something else to say?
C. J. Dennis. A Book for Kids, Angus & Robertson, Sydney, , page 94
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