Enid Derham

(24 March 1882 – 13 November 1941 / Melbourne / Australia)

Enid Derham Poems

1. O City, Look The Eastward Way 1/1/2004
2. Farewell 1/1/2004
3. Eternal Rest 1/1/2004
4. The Awakening 1/1/2004
5. A Ballade Of Home 1/1/2004
6. The Suburbs 1/1/2004
7. The Wind-Child 1/1/2004
8. The Mountain Road 1/1/2004

Comments about Enid Derham

  • Albert Andrews Albert Andrews (7/22/2012 5:44:00 PM)

    I have been fortunate to read some of Enid’s fine work. What a poet! As an aspiring poet, I wish I could emulate her poetic style, so that I can capture the hearts of my readers as she did mine. Even though she has passed on her great work will live on for years to come.

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Best Poem of Enid Derham

The Wind-Child

MY FOLK’S the wind-folk, it’s there I belong,
I tread the earth below them, and the earth does me wrong,
Before my spirit knew itself, before this frame unfurled,
I was a little wandering breeze and blew about the world.
The winds of the morning that breathe against my cheek
Are kisses of comfort from a love too great to speak;
The whimpering airs that cry by night and never find their rest
Are sobbing to be taken in and soothed upon my breast.
The storm through the mountains, the tempest from the sea,
That ride their cloudy horses and take no thought of me,
They ...

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