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Les Murray

(17 October 1938)

Poems of Les Murray

1. A Retrospect Of Humidity 1/13/2003
2. Amanda's Painting 1/13/2003
3. An Absolutely Ordinary Rainbow 1/13/2003
4. Aurora Prone 1/13/2003
5. Bat's Ultrasound 1/13/2003
6. Cockspur Bush 1/13/2003
7. Comete 1/13/2003
8. Flowering Eucalypt In Autumn 1/13/2003
9. Inside Ayers Rock 1/13/2003
10. Late Summer Fires 1/13/2003
11. Music To Me Is Like Days 1/13/2003
12. Noonday Axeman 10/15/2005
13. On Home Beaches 1/13/2003
14. On The Borders 1/13/2003
15. Performance 1/13/2003
16. Pigs 1/13/2003
17. Poetry And Religion 1/13/2003
18. Predawn In Health 1/13/2003
19. Shower 1/13/2003
20. The Aboriginal Cricketer 1/13/2003

Late Summer Fires

The paddocks shave black
with a foam of smoke that stays,
welling out of red-black wounds.

In the white of a drought
this happens. The hardcourt game.
Logs that fume are mostly cattle,

inverted, stubby. Tree stumps are kilns.

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