I. A Spring Song
The world ’as got me snouted jist a treat;
Crool Forchin’s dirty left ’as smote me soul;
An’ all them joys o’ life I ’eld so sweet
Is up the pole.&...
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...