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From Banksia Grove to Alfred Cove
There are lovely sights to see
Sorrento Quay is on the way
To where my children love to play
Elizabeth Quay is a brand new place
That puts a smile upon my face
Oh Perth is such a lovely place to be
South West Australia is for me
Then Midland lies there in the East
And Fremantle lies in the West
But every part of our grand city
To me, she is the best

Copyright © | Year Posted 2016




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Date: 4/3/2016 9:43:00 PM
I haven't been to Perth but would love to visit one day. I used to live part time in Sydney and really adore the city and the climate. If it is anything like Sydney I am sure I would love it Vera. A very lovely poem you have created. Blessings, Connie
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Vera Duggan
Date: 4/3/2016 11:58:00 PM
Hi Connie thank you so much for this lovely comment, Perth is not at all like Sydney, we are a lot smaller and the weather is so different, Sydney gets a lot of rain whereas Perth hardly gets any, yes I am sure you would like Perth as I would like Hawaii, take care.....Vera
Date: 3/25/2016 10:47:00 PM
Awesome poem about your place, vivid and very descriptive. I've been to Sydney (Opera House) and Queensland (Pepper's Resort) and loved the seashore. I would like to see Perth and Freemantle someday.
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Cynthia Buhain-Baello
Date: 3/28/2016 7:19:00 PM
I'm from Tarlac province in the Philippines - my family (parents, brothers and sisters) all migrated to Australia and became Australian citizens since 1985. I was left behind because of some 5 points we missed in the immigration assessment process. My sister lives in Ingham, my other siblings live in Sydney and Canberra, nephews and nieces in Brisbane.
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Vera Duggan
Date: 3/28/2016 7:11:00 PM
Oh by the way where do you hail from?
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Vera Duggan
Date: 3/28/2016 7:10:00 PM
Cynthia thank you so much for the comment, yes we call it paradise, I also have been to Sydney and Queensland, in fact we live in Brisbane and Melbourne at one stage as Peter was in the Army, but we settle for Perth any old day, hope you are well, take care........Vera
Date: 3/24/2016 3:29:00 AM
A lovely poem and a lovely place, Vera. I've had the pleasure of visiting Perth a few times, the last time being last July. T.J
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Vera Duggan
Date: 3/24/2016 4:01:00 AM
Teppo my fellow Aussie, thank you so much for this lovely comment, so glad you have seen Perth for yourself and glad you liked it, we wouldn't want to live any where else take care..... Vera
Date: 3/23/2016 4:32:00 AM
- I can understand that you love your city - Beautiful picture, Vera :) - I wish you and Peter a lovely Easter :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Vera Duggan
Date: 3/24/2016 12:15:00 AM
Anne Lise how lovely to hear from you and for you to comment on my poem which I thought was quite trashy, but Peter keeps urging me to write so I do try, anyway as long as you like it I thank you, hope you are well, take care my friend......Vera.
Date: 3/22/2016 10:14:00 PM
It sounds like a lovely place Vera. I need to visit one day.
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Vera Duggan
Date: 3/22/2016 11:19:00 PM
Hi Tim, how are you? thank you so much for reading this poem and being the first to comment, yes it is a lovely place, I would'nt want to live anywhere else and if you do visit there will always be somewhere to stay, take care........Vera