Treasure Island

Kenneth Slessor

(27 March 1901 – 30 June 1971 / Orange, New South Wales)

Poems of Kenneth Slessor

If you see a poem only with title, it is listed that way because of copyright reasons.
41. Polarities 4/1/2010
42. Realities 4/1/2010
43. Rubens' Hell 4/1/2010
44. Rubens' Innocents 4/1/2010
45. Sensuality 4/1/2010
46. Serenade 4/1/2010
47. Sleep 1/1/2004
48. Snowdrops 4/1/2010
49. South Country 1/1/2004
50. Stars 4/1/2010
51. Talbingo 4/1/2010
52. Taoist 4/1/2010
53. The Atlas 4/1/2010
54. The Country Ride 4/1/2010
55. The Ghost 4/1/2010
56. The Knife 4/1/2010
57. The Nabob 4/1/2010
58. The Night Ride 4/1/2010
59. The Old Play 4/1/2010
60. Thief of the Moon 1/1/2004

Mangroves

These black bush-waters, heavy with crusted boughs
Like plumes above dead captains, wake the mind....
Uncounted kissing, unremembered vows,
Nights long forgotten, moons too dark to find,
Or stars too cold...all quick things that have fled
Whilst these old bubbles uprise in older stone,
Return like pale dead faces of children dead,
Staring unfelt through doors for ever unknown.

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