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Issue Details: First known date: 1987... 1987 Favourite Australian Poems
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* Contents derived from the Brookvale, Manly - Allambie - Curl Curl area, Sydney Northeastern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,:Child and Associates , 1987 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Blue Mountainsi"Above the ashes straight and tall,", Henry Lawson , single work poetry (p. 4)
Bell-Birdsi"By channels of coolness the echoes are calling,", Henry Kendall , single work poetry (p. 6-8)
A Morning Songi"The thrush is in the wattle tree, an', "O, you pretty dear!"", C. J. Dennis , single work poetry (p. 10-12)
Clancy of the Overflowi"I had written him a letter which I had, for want of better", A. B. Paterson , single work poetry (p. 14-16)
The Crane Is My Neighbouri"The bird is my neighbour, a whimsical fellow and dim;", John Shaw Neilson , single work poetry (p. 18)
A Midsummer Noon in the Australian Forest "Not a sound disturbs the air," A Mid-Summer Noon in the Australian Foresti"Not a bird disturbs the air,", Charles Harpur , single work poetry (p. 20-22)
Note: illus.
The Willowsi"Dawn, and the stars yet there,", James Devaney , single work poetry (p. 24)
Where the Dead Men Liei"Out on the wastes of the Never Never-", Barcroft Boake , single work poetry (p. 26-28)
The Ballad of the Droveri"Across the stony ridges, across the rolling plain,", Henry Lawson , single work poetry (p. 30-34)
Where the Pelican Builds Her Nest Where the Pelican Buildsi"The horses were ready, the rails were down,", Mary Hannay Foott , single work poetry (p. 36)
The Song and the Sighi"The creek went down with a broken song,", Henry Lawson , single work poetry (p. 38)
From Swans at Nighti"Within the night, above the dark,", Mary Gilmore , extract poetry (p. 40)
To a Pair of Blucher Bootsi"Old acquaintance unforgotten,", Henry Lawson , single work poetry (p. 42)
Calling to Mei"Through the hush of my heart in the spell of its dreaming", 'John O'Brien' , single work poetry (p. 44)
Westi""I've seen so much uv dirt an' grime", C. J. Dennis , single work poetry (p. 46-48)

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