Bruce Beaver

Bruce Beaver

New South Wales / Australia
Bruce Beaver
New South Wales / Australia
Explore Poets GO!
Rating: 4.33
Popularity
Biography
Biography

Beaver was born in Manly, New South Wales. He was educated at the Manly Public School and at the Sydney Boys' High School. He worked at a number of jobs, as a cow farmer, in radio, as a wages clerk, a surveyor's labourer, fruit-picker, proof-reader and journalist, before deciding to write full-time. From 1958 to 1962, he lived i ...
Popular Poems
1.
Monolith
At the foot of a northern pylon of the Harbour Bridge
I have kept my vigil since the mighty span was built.
I come early in the day from worn-out corners of the area
and sit when the sun is out until the waning afternoon,
...
2.
Old Flame
I was friendly with a woman once.
It was an unusual experience.
There were certain innate boundaries
and the inevitably marked frontiers.
...
3.
Letters To Live Poets (I)
God knows what was done to you.
I may never find out fully.
The truth reaches us slowly here,
is delayed in the mail continually
...
4.
Poems For Adrienne Rich (Iii)
As you say in another way somewhere
men just dropp women gradually
wear-out. The men all nose-dive
out of life after getting all entangled
...
5.
Poems For Adrienne Rich (Iv)
Halfway through one of your longer poems
I paused for the breath of these words, unclamorous
to come onto the page. As it happens
this minor poem is happening now.
...

Comments

Delivering Poems Around The World

Poems are the property of their respective owners. All information has been reproduced here for educational and informational purposes to benefit site visitors, and is provided at no charge...

5/8/2021 12:37:46 AM # 1.0.0.577