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Cattle Jetty

A tribute and a rant with apologies to our forefathers for lessons not learned

Driftwood lying on the sand in front of a pair of weathered upright wooden poles supporting a wooden crossbeam — the support structure for a pier — in the shallow water beyond. A few wooden stumps of other support members poking up through the sand are evident. Cattle Jetty, Observatory Point, Point Nepean, Victoria, Australia, December 5 2020.
All that’s left of the Cattle Jetty, Point Nepean, Victoria, Australia (photo taken by author, December 5 2020)

Stoic pioneer bastions quarantined wooden tidal bearers

A monoku* tribute to the brave defenders of our nation’s heritage, the last remaining timber piles and cross beam of the Cattle Jetty

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