Inez K Hyland
Inez K.Hyland was born in Portland (Victoria), 1863; she was the daughter of T. F. Hyland and grand-daughter of Dr. Penfold, Magill (S.A.).
Inez was educated at Miss Kentish's School, Castlemaine,
She died in Magill, South Australia in 1892. Her works include:'In Sunshine and in Shadow' (Melbourne, 1893). more »
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Inez K Hyland Poems
To A Wave
Where were you yesterday? In Gulistan, With roses and the frenzied nightingales? Rather would I believe you shining ran With peaceful floods, where the soft voice prevails
Pull down the old hut, d’ye say, girls, That H.R.H. shan’t see The common place that used to do, Years by, for your mother and me?
Bread And Wine
A cup of opal Through which there glows The cream of the pearl, The heart of the rose;
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To A Wave
Where were you yesterday? In Gulistan,
With roses and the frenzied nightingales?
Rather would I believe you shining ran
With peaceful floods, where the soft voice prevails
Of building doves in lordly trees set high,
Trees which enclose a home where love abides --
His love and hers, a passioned ecstasy;
Your tone has caught its echo and derides
My joyless lot, as face down pressed I lie
Upon the shifting sand, and hear the reeds
Voicing a thin, dissonant threnody
Unto the cliff and wind-tormented weeds.
As with the faint half-lights of jade toward...