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Issue Details: First known date: 1992... 1992 The Boulder Block : And Other Verses
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Contents

* Contents derived from the Sorrento, Joondalup area, Northern Perth, Perth, Western Australia,:Hovea Press , 1992 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
'Advance Australia'i"We may shout 'Advance Australia' till our throats are dry as tan,", Thomas Henry Wilson , single work poetry (p. 7)
Grin and Bear It i"When we're feeling rather seedy, and life seems a gloomy page,", Thomas Henry Wilson , single work poetry (p. 8-9)
The Time That's Here To-Dayi"Now, I'm sick of all the story that I've heard the bush-bards humming,", Thomas Henry Wilson , single work poetry (p. 10)
A Man Was Killed in the Mine To-dayi"I entered the cage for the 'Number Nine';", Thomas Henry Wilson , single work poetry (p. 11)
Belowi"She's rigged and set, and the airpipes scream, you can feel the throb and throe", Thomas Henry Wilson , single work poetry (p. 12-13)
A Voice that Was Smalli"There's a note of sorrow in every song", Thomas Henry Wilson , single work poetry (p. 14)
Poverty Poti"Did you ever hear of the 'Poverty Pot?'", Thomas Henry Wilson , single work poetry (p. 15-16)
The Boulder Blocki"Rather rowdy,", Thomas Henry Wilson , single work poetry (p. 17-18)
'The Haloed Drunk' Againi"Not mine the righteous hand to cast a stone,", Thomas Henry Wilson , single work poetry (p. 19)
In Front of the Picki"There's an old digger's saying that most of us know,", Thomas Henry Wilson , single work poetry (p. 20-21)
Follerin' Upi"Just been moochin' round the mines, looking for a 'cop,'", Thomas Henry Wilson , single work poetry (p. 22-23)
The Skiter Scoops the Pooli"Have you harked to legislators, brazen-faced and oily-tongued?", Thomas Henry Wilson , single work poetry (p. 24-25)
The Weightsi"The weights are our for the Cups again!", Thomas Henry Wilson , single work poetry (p. 26)
Trampishi"It has come like the smell of the trees and the rain,", Thomas Henry Wilson , single work poetry (p. 27-28)
The Man Without a Chancei"Let the loafer whine of his days of sin, and the chances he's flung away;", Thomas Henry Wilson , single work poetry (p. 29)
In the Leger Reservei"They're off - with a cry from a thousand of throats,", Thomas Henry Wilson , single work poetry (p. 30)
When the Sun Goes Downi"When the sun dips down o'er the earth's dim edge,", Thomas Henry Wilson , single work poetry (p. 31-32)
A Christmas Toasti"The swift years are flying, but far in the distance", Thomas Henry Wilson , single work poetry (p. 33-34)
Worked Out Groundi"Specking about in a restless way", Thomas Henry Wilson , single work poetry (p. 35-36)
A Spoke in the Wheeli"There's trouble enough in the world, I guess", Thomas Henry Wilson , single work poetry (p. 37-38)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sorrento, Joondalup area, Northern Perth, Perth, Western Australia,: Hovea Press , 1992 .
      Extent: 118p.
      Description: illus.
      Written as: Tom 'Crosscut' Wilson
      Note/s:
      • Illustrated by Ken Ferguson.
      • Introduced by Bob Rummery.
      ISBN: 064604043X
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