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Dorothea Mackellar Biography | Poet

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Isobel Marion Dorothea Mackellar (better known as Dorothea Mackellar), OBE (1 July 1885 – 14 January 1968) was an Australian poet and fiction writer. [1] Her poem My Country is perhaps the best known Australian poem, especially its second stanza, which begins: " I love a sunburnt country/A land of sweeping plains,/Of ragged mountain ranges,/Of droughts and flooding rains." ...