William Henry Ogilvie

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

Poems of William Henry Ogilvie

1. A Gallop from the Train 4/7/2010
2. A Little Bit of Garden 4/7/2010
3. As I wandered home 4/7/2010
4. As They Come 4/7/2010
5. Biddy, be Kind! 4/7/2010
6. Canadians 4/7/2010
7. Colour 4/7/2010
8. Comrades 0' Mine 4/7/2010
9. Daffodils 4/7/2010
10. Drought 1/1/2004
11. English Grass 4/7/2010
12. Foxhound Puppies 4/7/2010
13. From the Gulf 1/1/2004
14. Gone Away 4/7/2010
15. Hands! 4/7/2010
16. Harry Morant 4/7/2010
17. His Epitaph 4/7/2010
18. His Gippsland Girl 1/1/2004
19. Hounds going home in the Dark 4/7/2010
20. Hounds! 4/7/2010

From the Gulf

Store cattle from Nelanjie! The mob goes feeding past,
With half-a-mile of sandhill 'twixt the leaders and the last;
The nags that move behind them are the good old Queensland stamp-
Short backs and perfect shoulders that are priceless on a camp;
And these are men that ride them, broad-cheated, tanned, and tall,
The bravest hearts amongst us and the lightest hands of all:
Oh, let them wade in Wonga grass and taste the Wonga dew,
And let them spread, those thousand head-for we've be

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