A Bog-Borough Editor single work   poetry   satire   "He may have been a barber's clerk,"
  • Author: 'The Mopoke' http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/kendall-henry
Issue Details: First known date: 1880... 1880 A Bog-Borough Editor
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  • 'This poem was one of the 196 submitted for the Melbourne Exhibition guineas. The judges, while admitting that it was far and away the best thing sent in, very properly "jacked" it. They wanted a cantata on the next great International Exposition - not a poem on a cockroach.' - accompanying note in the Freeman's Journal.

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