Born and Bred in Childers:Poems from the past

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Lillian Rovena Smith (nee Humphreys), 1919 – 2008, who lived through the Great Depression and World War II.   Humorous, brilliant, sometimes sad, showing the distress and frustration of the unliberated female of her era. 

Poems about her beautiful, red-soil, lush, sugarcane producing, country hometown of Childers, in central Queensland, Australia, which she loved, and her family of ten siblings, six children, many grandchildren and great-grandchildren