The Hawkesbury River near Newcastle NSW
The Hawkesbury River is close at hand,
And it's there the boats are moored.
So many people yearn for a boat
And then go 'overboard'.
The lakes, the rivers and harbours too
Are chock-a-block with shipping.
In fact, if one hasn't got some sails
One's reputation's slipping!
But it's one of life's great mysteries,
It happens with constancy......
Far, far more are at anchor
Than are ever seen on the sea!
A very different river here: