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Ten Things About Poetry and Me: Stephen Whiteside

1.What is your earliest memory of poetry?

My father read me the poetry of Banjo Paterson when I was a young child. I loved the bouncy rhythms, the clever rhymes, the rollicking stories, the colourful characters, the rich settings. 622 more words

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Touring Banjo

Event:  Launch of  Touring Banjo: The Waltzing Matilda Musical – The Man They Call The Banjo

Where: Australian History Theatre, 36 St. Edmonds Rd, Prahran, Vic. 280 more words

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Poem - Macbreath

A Tragedy as Played at Ryde**
Macbreath Mr Henley
Macpuff Mr Terry
The Ghost

ACT I

TIME: The day before the election
SCENE: A Drummoyne tram running past a lunatic asylum. 723 more words

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Poem - Any Other Time

ALL of us play our very best game—
Any other time.
Golf or billiards, it’s all the same—
Any other time.
Lose a match and you always say, 199 more words

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Poem - The Lost Drink

I had spent the night in the watch-house —
My head was the size of three —
So I went and asked the chemist
To fix up a drink for me; 181 more words

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Poem - Our Mat

It came from the prison this morning,
Close-twisted, neat-lettered, and flat;
It lies the hall doorway adorning,
A very good style of a mat.

Prison-made! how the spirit is moven… 217 more words

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Poem - Driver Smith

Twas Driver Smith of Battery A was anxious to see a fight;
He thought of the Transvaal all the day, he thought of it all the night — 757 more words

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