Some of the most interesting poems of the period don't neatly fit within any of the categories on this website.
Click on the poem titles below to enjoy some of these poems.
Please click on the poem titles below to read about race and religion through the eyes of early Queensland poets.
|Poem Title||First Line||Author||Published|
|Age||I love old flowers: the withering||Llywelyn Lucas||1965|
|Bush Buncombe||I'd been camping in the back-blocks .....||Arthur Wade||1947|
|First Things First||In China these things happened long ago :||Martin Haley||1936|
|My Children||How I have loved you||Gwen Belson Taylor||1986|
|Nomad||Travelogues, these radios have made||Garry Lyle||1939|
|The Bowl||The bowl is shattered/The great blue bowl||Colin Bingham||1929|
|The Camp Fire||The stockman's evening meal was o'er, the damper stowed away||Anonymous||1885|
|The First Bomb||At the burst of the first sky-bomb||Brian Vrepont||1941|
|The Malvern Star||I set out from Proston for old Kingaroy,||James Sweeney||1935|
|The Miniature||Lady of elusive smile,||Edgar Holt||1932|
|The Shepherd's Last Sleep||In the old log hut the shepherd lay ,||Essex Evans||1891|
|To the Rosella in the Poinsettia Tree||Beautiful bird, in as your wings as vivid