Brian Vrepont is a pseudonym for Benjamin Arthur Truebridge, born in Melbourne, Australia in 1882 more »
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The crested heron flies over the lake,
Lower and lower falling with down stretched legs
Slanting to the waiting water; she touches,
And starts ripples in widening circles, like water-lilies
Unrolling their edges and staring at the sun.
She sits the water as a queen enthroned in light
She drifts in hyacinths, purple and yellow and ivory;
She sails magnolia open, swayed by wind puffs
That idle with her steering; her pink feet hidden
And lazing pleasurably in the limpid lake.
She takes the wind puffs in her fan and with twisted neck
Plunges her golden ...