Ode to a Piece of Seaweed

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Ode to a Piece of Seaweed

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"Dear ‘Auntie’ [name Gittins used for column in ""the Farmer’s Gazette"" ... Now about Rev Allan Webb’s “Ode to a Piece of Seaweed” I have not found it & think it is gone altogether unless it turns up in the leaves of a book as those things do sometimes. I have written it as near as I can from memory ...(Photos of our place here (14 of them) appeared in “The Queenslander” for Oct 31st 1929) ... I must close now so goodbye Auntie Your writing Pal - Arthur F. Kentish [Two poems enclosed including: ‘Ode to a Pice of Seaweed” Let others praise loudly the blush of the roses. Whose fragrance and beauty so soon to decay Our Confidence and our favour reposes In tints not less brilliant that fade not away They grew in no garden by mans art defended Nor blossomed in beauty above the green sod And yet in their gloaming were lovingly tended The sea was their garden their garden was God.’ X not sure - also 3rd line X in the 4th line the word brilliant I am doubtful about I think the other words are all correct – I have not been able to find the original copy but have made this up from memory-‘

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Kentish, Arthur Felix
Related place
Australia
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Whose fragrance and beauty so soon to decay
Our Confidence and our favour reposes
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They grew in no garden by mans art defended
Nor blossomed in beauty above the green sod
And yet in their gloaming were lovingly tended
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Ode to a Piece of Seaweed

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-31282

Evidence

"Dear ‘Auntie’ [name Gittins used for column in ""the Farmer’s Gazette"" ... Now about Rev Allan Webb’s “Ode to a Piece of Seaweed” I have not found it & think it is gone altogether unless it turns up in the leaves of a book as those things do sometimes. I have written it as near as I can from memory ...(Photos of our place here (14 of them) appeared in “The Queenslander” for Oct 31st 1929) ... I must close now so goodbye Auntie Your writing Pal - Arthur F. Kentish [Two poems enclosed including: ‘Ode to a Pice of Seaweed” Let others praise loudly the blush of the roses. Whose fragrance and beauty so soon to decay Our Confidence and our favour reposes In tints not less brilliant that fade not away They grew in no garden by mans art defended Nor blossomed in beauty above the green sod And yet in their gloaming were lovingly tended The sea was their garden their garden was God.’ X not sure - also 3rd line X in the 4th line the word brilliant I am doubtful about I think the other words are all correct – I have not been able to find the original copy but have made this up from memory-‘

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Reader(s) and listener(s)

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Kentish, Arthur Felix
Born in ;;;;;

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Time of Reading Experience
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[For AusRED]

How to cite this record

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Accessed on 2021/04/18 03:04:19

Related place
Australia
Related people
Kentish, Arthur Felix
Related place
Australia
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[Two poems enclosed including:

‘Ode to a Pice of Seaweed”
Let others praise loudly the blush of the roses.
Whose fragrance and beauty so soon to decay
Our Confidence and our favour reposes
In tints not less brilliant that fade not away
They grew in no garden by mans art defended
Nor blossomed in beauty above the green sod
And yet in their gloaming were lovingly tended
The sea was their garden their garden was God.’
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