I’d like to be a baker, and come when morning
Calling out, “Beeay-ko!” (that’s
the sound he makes)—­
Riding in a rattle-cart that jogs and jolts and...
C. J. Dennis was a prolific poet and journalist who made his name with The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke (1915) and The Moods of Ginger Mick (1916), vernacular verse narratives that celebrated two larr...