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Quotes & Sayings About Australian Poetry

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Australian Poetry Quotes By Peter Porter

I started off in England and very few people knew I was Australian. I mean, the clues were in the poems, but they didn't read them very carefully, and so for years and years I was considered completely part of the English poetry scene. — Peter Porter

Australian Poetry Quotes By Douglas Stewart

My wife is a lovely leathery green, the blue-tongued lizard said;
Her eyes are as red as bulldog ants, lurking in holes in her head;
Her body is made of the speckled grass, a violet grows on her tongue,
And I could watch her for fifty years if nobody blundered along. — Douglas Stewart

Australian Poetry Quotes By A.B. Paterson

And the bush hath friends to meet him, and their kindly voices greet him
In the murmur of the breezes and the river on its bars,
And he sees the vision splendid of the sunlit plains extended,
And at night the wond'rous glory of the everlasting stars. — A.B. Paterson

Australian Poetry Quotes By Billy Marshall Stoneking

The burning off and the gathering together are one. — Billy Marshall Stoneking