James Brunton Stephens

(17 June 1835 – 29 June 1902 / Borrowstounness, on the Firth of Forth, Scotland;)

Poems of James Brunton Stephens

21. In a 'Bus 3/3/2010
22. Johnsonian Address 3/3/2010
23. King Billy's Skull. 4/16/2010
24. Macaulay's New Zealander 3/3/2010
25. Marsupial Bill 3/3/2010
26. Marsupial Bill: Part Second. 4/16/2010
27. Mute Discourse 3/3/2010
28. My Chinee Cook 3/3/2010
29. My Other Chinee Cook 3/3/2010
30. New Chum and Old Monarch 3/3/2010
31. Night 1/4/2003
32. Nonsuited 3/3/2010
33. Not Understood 1/4/2003
34. Off the Track 3/3/2010
35. On a Fork of Byron's 3/3/2010
36. Once More 3/3/2010
37. Opening Hymn 3/3/2010
38. Part Second 3/3/2010
39. Progress in the Pacific 3/3/2010
40. Psalm XC 3/3/2010

Night

Hark how the tremulous night-wind is passing in joy-laden sighs;
Soft through my window it comes, like the fanning of pinions angelic,
   Whispering to cease from myself, and look out on the infinite skies.

Out on the orb-studded night, and the crescent effulgence of Dian;
   Out on the far-gleaming star-dust that marks where the angels have trod;
Out on the gem-pointed Cross, and the glittering pomp of Orion,
   Flaming in measureless a

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