Song of the Darling River

In these weather crazy times, I am reminded that drought, bush-fires and flash floods have plagued Australia for thousands of years. The famous Australian poet Henry Lawson, (1867-1922) wrote of such regular occurrences in 19th century Australia.  Here’s an extract from his poem “Song of the Darling River.”   The skies are brass and the plains are bare, Death and … Read More

Kaye LindenSong of the Darling River