Lesbia Harford

(1891 - 1927 / Australia)

Lesbia Harford Poems

1. Three Teachers 4/15/2010
2. A Meaning Learnt 4/15/2010
3. Child Sun 4/15/2010
4. After Rain 4/15/2010
5. A Prayer To Saint Rosa 4/15/2010
6. A bunch of lilac and a storm of hail 4/15/2010
7. A Deity 4/15/2010
8. Beauty And Terror 4/15/2010
9. A Strike Rhyme 4/15/2010
10. A Parlourmaid 4/15/2010
11. Cherry plum blossom in an old tin jug 4/15/2010
12. The Wife 4/15/2010
13. A Bronte Legend 4/15/2010
14. A Blouse Machinist 4/15/2010
15. The Two Swans 4/15/2010
16. Body And Soul 4/15/2010
17. And is love very strong where honour rules? 4/15/2010
18. All Through The Day At My Machine 4/15/2010
19. All Knowledge . . . 4/15/2010
20. The Nuns And The Lilies 4/15/2010

All Knowledge . . .

I know more about flowers,
And Pat knows about ships.
'Schooner' and 'barquentine'
Are words of note on his lips.
Even 'schooner, barque-rigged'
Has meaning for him. And yet
I don't believe he knows
Hearts' ease from mignonette.
And whenever the daffodils,

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