Every Sunday morning, all over Australia, more than two million devotees tune into 'Macca' on ABC Radio's long-running AUStRALIA ALL OVER. And one of the program's most popular segments is when 'Macca' reads some listeners poems.'Macca' has presented the program for over 25 years and received many, many hundreds of poems - 'the people's poetry'. For SONG OF tHE tHONG he has chosen 180 which represent most aspects of Australian life.they come from listeners of all ages - grey nomads to primary school kids - and the topics are wide ranging too: fire, flood and drought, life in the city, town or bush, politics, sport, weather, animals, hardships and above all - humour.
by William Shakespeare
by Ian Fleming
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