Banjo Paterson

(17 February 1864 – 5 February 1941 / New South Wales)

The Man From Iron Bark - Poem by Banjo Paterson

It was the man from Ironbark who struck the Sydney town,
He wandered over street and park, he wandered up and down.
He loitered here he loitered there, till he was like to drop,
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Form: Ballad


Comments about The Man From Iron Bark by Banjo Paterson

  • Gold Star - 4,541 Points John Richter (12/2/2014 7:34:00 AM)

    Hahahaaha! Wonderful! (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 332 Points Neal Beightol (12/2/2014 7:11:00 AM)

    Hilarious. I watched the scene unfold in suspense. Very jaunty rhythm. I loved it. (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,897 Points David Lewis Paget (12/2/2014 3:41:00 AM)

    One of my favourite poems from a great Australian Poet. I always laugh out loud when reading this, it's so true to human nature.
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  • Rookie - 139 Points Alistair Graham (12/2/2013 3:11:00 AM)

    I’ll keep my beard close to my face if that’s how things are now
    I couldn’t risk the slip of blade across my throat; I vow
    To never visit such a place where barbers stand to cut
    The fringe, the locks, the hair on top, the throat, with eyes both shut (Report) Reply








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