William Henry Ogilvie

(21 August 1869 – 30 January 1963 / Kelso, Scotland)

William Henry Ogilvie Poems

1. As They Come 4/7/2010
2. Biddy, Be Kind! 4/7/2010
3. Canadians 4/7/2010
4. Colour 4/7/2010
5. Daffodils 4/7/2010
6. English Grass 4/7/2010
7. Skyline Tommy 4/7/2010
8. The Music Of The Chase 4/7/2010
9. The Opening Run 4/7/2010
10. The Queen Of Yore 4/7/2010
11. The Right Sort 4/7/2010
12. Witchery Knows! 4/7/2010
13. The Artist 4/7/2010
14. The Battered Brigade 4/7/2010
15. Once We Went Gaily 4/7/2010
16. Hands! 4/7/2010
17. Our Pilots 4/7/2010
18. Queensland Opal 4/7/2010
19. Comrades 0' Mine 4/7/2010
20. A Gallop From The Train 4/7/2010
21. A Little Bit Of Garden 4/7/2010
22. The Filling Of The Swamps 1/1/2004
23. Hounds Going Home In The Dark 4/7/2010
24. Our Heritage 4/7/2010
25. The First Flight 4/7/2010
26. The Happiest Man In England 4/7/2010
27. The Huntsman's Horse 4/7/2010
28. The Man To Follow 4/7/2010
29. The Second Whip Explains 4/7/2010
30. The Straight Goer 4/7/2010
31. War Heel! 4/7/2010
32. Wind O' The Autumn 4/7/2010
33. To One Of Our Wounded 4/7/2010
34. The Game Of Our Hearts 4/7/2010
35. Harry Morant 4/7/2010
36. His Epitaph 4/7/2010
37. Riderless 4/7/2010
38. From The Gulf 1/1/2004
39. As I Wandered Home 4/7/2010
40. Hounds! 4/7/2010
Best Poem of William Henry Ogilvie

The Men Of The Open Spaces

These are the men with the sun-tanned faces
and the keen far-sighted eyes-
the men of the open spaces,
and the land where the mirage lies.

The men who have learnt to master
the forces of fire and drought
and the demon Flood's disaster
in the fields of furthest out.

The men who have stood together
and shared in the fight with fate
and known the strength of the tether
that holds a mate to his mate.

Who ride with a gallant bearing
where every saddle's a throne,
and each is an emperor sharing
an empire enough for his own.

They are ...

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My Hat!

The hats of a man may be many

In the course of a varied career,

And some have been worth not a penny

And some have been devilish dear;

But there's one hat I always remember

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