Archive for October 26th, 2018

Friday, 26 October 2018

With Head Erect I Fought the Fight by John Philip Bourke

With head erect I fought the fight
Or mingled with the dance,

And now I merge into the night
With utter nonchalance.

From: Bourke, J. P. (“Bluebush”), Off the Bluebush: Verses for Australians West and East, 1915, Tyrrell’s Limited: Sydney, p. 16.

Date: 1915 (published)

By: John Philip Bourke (1860-1914)