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The Boozer's Lament

The Boozer's Lament

Browsing the National Library's online newspaper Trove I made a heart-warming discovery. It was the 1917 reproduction of a poem by my great-uncle James Gorey, who enlisted under age to serve in the First World War and who died just before the Armistice in 1918. He probably wrote the poem in 1916 when he was 22 years old. It was in response to [...] Read more