Famous Dingo Poems by Famous Poets

These are examples of famous Dingo poems written by well-known modern and classical poets. PoetrySoup is a great educational poetry resource of famous dingo poems.

These examples illustrate what a famous dingo poem looks like and its form, scheme, or style (where appropriate). The poems may also contain the word 'dingo'.

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by Lawson, Henry
 Now the tent poles are rotting, the camp fires are dead, 
And the possums may gambol in trees overhead; 
I am humping my bluey far out on the land,...Read More
by Gordon, Adam Lindsay
 Hold hard, Ned! Lift me down once more, and lay me in the shade. 
Old man, you've had your work cut out to guide 
Both horses, and to hold...Read More
by Paterson, Andrew Barton
 This was the way of it, don't you know -- 
Ryan was "wanted" for stealing sheep, 
And never a trooper, high or low, 
Could find him -- catch a...Read More
by Paterson, Andrew Barton
 "Only a pound," said the auctioneer, 
"Only a pound; and I'm standing here 
Selling this animal, gain or loss -- 
Only a pound for the drover's horse? 
One of...Read More
by Paterson, Andrew Barton
 Out where the grey streams glide, 
Sullen and deep and slow, 
And the alligators slide 
From the mud to the depths below 
Or drift on the stream like a...Read More
by Lawson, Henry
 You almost heard the surface bake, and saw the gum-leaves turn -- 
You could have watched the grass scorch brown had there been grass to burn. 
In such a...Read More
by Paterson, Andrew Barton
 There's nothing here sublime, 
But just a roving rhyme, 
Run off to pass the time, 
With nought titanic in. 
The theme that it supports, 
And, though it treats of...Read More
by Paterson, Andrew Barton
 'Twas the dingo pup to his dam that said, 
"It's time I worked for my daily bread. 
Out in the world I intend to go, 
And you'd be surprised...Read More
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