Short Notes from the Long History of Happiness
Come sit down beside me I said to myself,
And although it doesn't makes sense,
I held my own hand as a small sign of trust,
And together I sat on the fence.
Michael Leunig has been drawing and writing for Australian newspapers since 1965. His many titles include The Penguin Leunig, The Travelling Leunig, Ramming the Shears, Everyday Devils and Angels, You and Me, Short Notes from the Long History of Happiness, Why Dogs Sniff Each Other's Tails, Goatperson and Other Tales, The Curly Pyjama Letters, The Stick, Poems, Strange Creature and The Lot.