Poems

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1.
A Reveire
I am sitting by the river,
And I while an hour away,
Watching circles start and widen
In their momentary play.
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2.
The Digger's Daughter
The waratah has stained her cheek,
Her lips are even brighter;
Like virgin quartz without a streak
Her teeth are, but far whiter.
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3.
An Australian Song
Come gather, brave Australian sons,
And join us in a song,
And if you like the way it runs
Then make it roll along.
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4.
Coming Home
Going round the back street.
Through the silent lane,
While the folks at church meet,
Coming home again.
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5.
Light In Darkness
Sickness, sorrow, death, disgrace,
All of these I have to face ;
Pain of body, fret of mind,
Poverty, with bread to find.
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6.
A Woman's Love
I cared not what they failings were
They faults I would not see.
I only knew I loved thee well
And thought thee true to me.
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7.
Sunset
I love at eve to wander
Alone among the hills,
While Nature and her myst'ries
My soul with wonder filia.
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8.
Mountain Flowers
I culled them fresh on the mountain side,
Where they blossomed wild and free,
They were emblems in the fair noontideFix this text
Of my thoughts, dear friend, for thee.
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9.
A Birthday Wish
Oh, could I as I lift this pen
Mark out thy destiny,
I would have thee happy now as when
Nurs'd at thy mother's knee.
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10.
Woman's Love
I knew not what thy failings were,
Thy faults I did not see,
I only felt I loved thee well,
And thou wert true to me.
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