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Poems

Our Fire

by ‘Unit E’ – 6 July, 1926 (Burning of the Farmer’s Auctioneering Co’s premises and the Central Hotel) At six o’clock on Thursday night, a copper off the beat, With thoughts of home, the wife…

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Old Buffers’ Match

by ‘Wayback’ – 19 June 1919 (Details of a Rugby match played as a patriotic fund raiser on Victoria Square) The day it was Wednesday the 18th June, The weather was fine at the wane…

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Ode to the Imitator

by G Kay Waikato Independent 26 April 1954 Of Leamington at last we’ve heard And though the poet is fluent of word, His verses do not rhyme too well This tendency goes to break the…

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Ode to the Imitations of Immortality

by M.S – 21 April 1954 (Leamington ) This other Leamington, this noble town, Set like a jewel in England’s farthest crown, Honours the many masters of the pen, By naming all her streets from…

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Kaimai Battle

by ‘Inky Finger’ – 6 November 1942 (Homeguard and Army Manoeuvres) At the finish of this war There’ll be wondrous tales in store For those who like the dinkum stuff Of soldiers who are brave…

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Hearts and Hearths Aglow

by A Grateful Pensioner – 14 July 1965 Winter is here with frosts that bite For hours, till sunshine drives them off. The winds too, pierce one left and right And raise the nasty, hacking…

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Furious Cambridge Flyer

by James Harvey – 6 September 1919 We’re off! Stand aside all ye loonies! Look out! Can’t yer see we’re agoin’? Standin’ there like ‘Gyptian mummies! Can’t yer ‘ear ‘er damn whistle blowin’? Clear the…

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For Sale: Ford Car

For Sale Ford Car 10 February 1923 One Ford Car with a piston ring, Two rear wheels, one front spring, Has no fenders, seat or plank, Burns much gas and hard to crank. Carburettor’s busted…

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Cricket Match at Oakleigh Farm

by C H Hargreaves – 2 December 1919 Just list’ to me, dear reader, I will tell to you in rhyme, Of a match we played at cricket, Where we had a bosker time. The…

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Cows, Cows, Cows

by C H Hargreaves – 14 August 1924 The cows are coming in again; We’re carting out the hay. All through the mud and rain and cold We’re toiling hard all day. The hungry calves…

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