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Dowell O'Reilly

(18 July 1865 - 5 November 1923 / Sydney / Australia)

Poems of Dowell O'Reilly

1. Australia 1/1/2004
2. Faith, Love and Death 1/1/2004
3. Sea Grief 9/10/2012
4. Stars 1/1/2004
5. The Sea-Maiden 1/4/2003


Wild eyes—and faces ashen grey
That strain through lofty prison bars
To see the everlasting stars,
Then turn—to slumber as we may:

Even as we are, so are they,
And here is peace for all who know
The stars still follow where we go,
When heaven and earth have passed away.

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