Francis Duggan


Australia With Any


The Nature and rugged beauty of this Southern Land
Is a thing one like me could never understand
A migrant from by old brown hills far away
Of Nature we learn something new every day.

How could one from the Land of the black and gray crow
Anything of the Nature of this Southern Country hope to know
The home of megapodes and marsupials and birds of beauty rare
Australia with any a Land to compare.

Australia the Land of the red and grey roo
Of emu, koala and wombat and many species of cockatoo
Of butcherbird, kookaburra, lyrebird, magpie and the pied currawong
The dark birds 'tis said who have rain in their song.

Of Australia's many beautiful parrots to name just a few
Rosellas, lorikeets and king parrots so lovely to view
The monoterenes egg laying mammals in Australia only found
The platypus and echidna mystery them does surround

The wonders of Nature have never been few
And each day from her we do learn something new
And I from the Land of the black and gray crow
So little of Australia's Nature does know.

Submitted: Saturday, September 06, 2008

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Australia With Any by Francis Duggan )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Tweet-tweet! I Visited a Hamlet with a G.., Harindhar Reddy
  2. PURITY OF SNOW., Terry Collett
  3. What If You Had No Beliefs? NONE!, Mr. Nobody
  4. Love or Sex?, Md. Ziaul Haque
  5. The founder is his movement's soul., Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.
  6. Rickshaw and the Puller, Md. Ziaul Haque
  7. Dreaming of Things While I Remain In My .., Rohit Sapra
  8. Facebooker, Md. Ziaul Haque
  9. Kidultnap, Md. Ziaul Haque
  10. Laugh, arshad arshad

Poem of the Day

poet Charles Stuart Calverley

He stood, a worn-out City clerk —
Who'd toil'd, and seen no holiday,
For forty years from dawn to dark —
Alone beside Caermarthen Bay.
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  2. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  3. If, Rudyard Kipling
  4. Peace. A Study, Charles Stuart Calverley
  5. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  6. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  7. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  8. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  9. No Man Is An Island, John Donne
  10. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]