CJ Dennis

CJ Dennis (1876 – 1938) was an Australian poet, best known for his humorous poems. He had various jobs, including solicitor’s clerk and hotel barman. The poetic work that brought him to public attention was The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke – a love story written in slang, published in 1915. He also wrote The Singing Garden (1935) which is in a more serious vein.

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