Feb 17 – Happy Birthday Banjo Paterson

Andrew Barton Paterson (aka Banjo Paterson) b. 2.17.1864 – d. 2.5.1941

Andrew Paterson, was an Australian poet, or “bush balladeer” most known for “Waltzing Matilda“, “The Man from Snowy River” and “Clancy of the Overflow“.

“He topped the list of The Greatest of All – Our 50 Top Australians published in The Australian on 27 June 2013.” https://prabook.com/web/andrew.paterson/


Today’s senryu: Happy Birthday Banjo Paterson

you came a-waltzin

out of the bush with verses

everyone can sing


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