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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.
61. Thieves' Kitchen 4/1/2010
62. To a Friend 4/1/2010
63. To Myself 4/1/2010
64. To The Poetry Of Hugh Mccrae 4/1/2010
65. Toilet Of A Dandy 4/1/2010
66. Trade Circular 4/1/2010
67. Undine 4/1/2010
68. Vesper-Song Of The Reverend Samuel Marsden 4/1/2010
69. Waters 4/1/2010
70. Wild Grapes 4/1/2010
71. William Street 1/1/2004
72. Winter Dawn 4/1/2010

William Street

The red globe of light, the liquor green,
the pulsing arrows and the running fire
spilt on the stones, go deeper than a stream;
You find this ugly, I find it lovely

Ghosts' trousers, like the dangle of hung men,
in pawn-shop windows, bumping knee by knee,
but none inside to suffer or condemn;
You find this ugly, I find it lovely.

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