“As I Sit Here Alone”


"As I sit here alone in the old shearer's hut...I wonder, is it worth goin' on." The shearer describes the hard work, the injuries, the poor pay, the lack of respect for inferior workers. He concludes , "I KNOW it's not worth goin' on."


  1. Meredith/Covell/Brown, pp. 146-147, "As I Sit Here Alone" (1 text)
  2. BI, MCB146B


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1987
Keywords: work hardtimes sheep
Found in: Australia