Poems

Joe Dolce: Distinguished Transported

Distinguished Transported   Daniel Connor. Seven years for sheep stealing. One of largest landowners in central Perth.   Jørgen Jørgensen. Eccentric Danish adventurer, declared himself ruler of Iceland, later became a spy in Britain.   John Davies. Founded The Mercury newspaper.   William Henry Groom. Politician, member of inaugural Australian Parliament.   Laurence Hynes Halloran. Founder of Sydney Grammar School.   Francis “Frank the Poet” McNamara. Composer of convict ballads, including The Convict’s Tour to Hell.   William Chopin. Chemist at the Colonial Hospital. Later convicted as abortionist.   Isaac Nichols. Australia’s first Postmaster.   James Squire. Australia’s first brewer.…

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