Treasure Island

Dorothea Mackeller

(1885 - 1968)

Poems of Dorothea Mackeller

1. Burning Off 1/1/2004
2. Fire 1/1/2004
3. In a Southern Garden 1/1/2004
4. My Country 1/1/2004
5. The Open Sea 1/1/2004

The Open Sea

From my window I can see,
Where the sandhills dip,
One far glimpse of open sea.
Just a slender slip
Curving like a crescent moon—
Yet a greater prize
Than the harbour garden-fair
Spread beneath my eyes.

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