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‘Prospect Good’ was the nom de plume of the gold prospector, fossicker, and bush poet, Francis William Ophel. This poem, ‘The Sagamen,’ is filled with vivid imagery drawn in the style of Old Icelandic sagas (Louise…

A letter to the Pen Name Competition of the Western Mail newspaper, Perth, by Svensk Viking. The letter describes how the author chose their pen name as they grew up in Sweden (Svensk translates to ‘Swedish’) listening to older children read…