Deep in the meadow grass Easy stand the cattle, Lightly lock the young bulls In a mimic battle, Pride gathers with each shock, Every break and rally – That’s where the Pejar runs, Runs like a slip of silver through the valley. Softly as a thrush sings In the morning hushes, Softly sing the waters […]
“I’m old Botany Bay; stiff in the joints, little to say. I am he who paved the way, that you might walk at your ease to-day; I was the conscript sent to hell to make in the desert the living well; I bore the heat, I blazed the track- furrowed and bloody upon my back. […]
Sons of the mountains of Scotland, Welshmen of coomb and defile, Breed of the moors of England, Children of Erin’s green isle, We stand four square to the tempest, Whatever the battering hail- No foe shall gather our harvest, Or sit on our stockyard rail. Our women shall walk in honour, Our children shall know […]
I have grown past hate and bitterness, I see the world as one; But though I can no longer hate, My son is still my son. All men at God’s round table sit, and all men must be fed; But this loaf in my hand, This loaf is my son’s bread.
IT’S singin’ in an’ out, An’ feelin’ full of grace; Here ’n’ there, up an’ down, An’ round about th’ place. It’s rollin’ up your sleeves, An’ whit’nin’ up the hearth, An’ scrubbin’ out th’ floors, An’ sweepin’ down th’ path; It’s bakin’ tarts an’ pies, An’ shinin’ up th’ knives; An’ feelin’ ’s if […]
I span and Eve spanA thread to bind the heart of man;But the heart of man was a wandering thingThat came and went with little to bring:Nothing he minded what we made,As here he loitered, and there he stayed. I span and Eve spanA thread to bind the heart of man;But the more we span […]