Series 02 Folder 130 Item 06: May Gibbs, Snugglepot and Cuddlepie, 1918 - p3

by May Gibbs

"I have travelled"
"I have seen Humans"
"Humans are strong as the Wind – Swift as the River – Fierce as the Sun"
"The can scratch one stick apon another and lo, there will be a Bush Fire"
" They love the Fire – the male Human carries it about in his skin and the smoke comes out of his mouth and out of his nostrils."
"They whistle like the birds they are cruel as the snake"
" The have many skins 
"which they take off many 
"times , when all the skins 
"are off the Human looks 
"like a pale frog."
Now Snugglepot & Cuddlepie were scared all over to hear