NO CHOICE by W.T. Goodge

"When I was a kiddy and away out-back,"
   Said the man with the salt-bush lingo.
"My dogs, two cattle-dogs, grey and black,
They gets fair on to the blinded track
   Of a walloping great big dingo!
The savagest beast in all the pack -
   Oh, he was the real old stingo!"

"They rounded him up till he climbs a tree And of course he was mighty glad to." "Hold on," says I, "for I never did see A dingo yet as could climb a tree And I've seen 'em run real bad, too!" "You can say that beast can't climb a tree? By the holy smoke he had to!"

"W. T. Goodge"
Bulletin, 4 February 1899, p14

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