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Late Summer Fires - Poem by Les Murray

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.
Walloped, wiped, hand-pumped,
even this day rolls over, slowly.

At dusk, a family drives sheep
out through the yellow
of the Aboriginal flag.


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Poems About Summer

  1. 51. Late Summer Fires , Les Murray
  2. 52. 'Tis Moonlight, Summer Moonlight , Emily Jane Brontë
  3. 53. A Summer Morning , Robert Fuller Murray
  4. 54. St. Martin's Summer , Robert Louis Stevenson
  5. 55. Moonlight, Summer Moonlight , Emily Jane Brontë
  6. 56. In That Summer Of Loving You , Debra A.G. Hawley
  7. 57. (end) Of Summer (1966) , Bill Knott
  8. 58. The Summer Sun Shone Round Me , Robert Louis Stevenson
  9. 59. Summer Has Come Without The Rose , Arthur William Edgar O'Shaug ..
  10. 60. Summer Midnight , Harry 'Breaker' Harbord Morant
  11. 61. Summer Night , Kobayashi Issa
  12. 62. In Spring And Summer Winds May Blow , Walter Savage Landor
  13. 63. Summer , William Morris
  14. 64. For Zbigniew Herbert, Summer, 1971, Los .. , Larry Levis
  15. 65. Late Summer , Edwin Arlington Robinson
  16. 66. Winter's Summer , venkatesh nagaraj
  17. 67. Summer In England, 1914 , Alice Meynell
  18. 68. A Summer Morn , David Harris
  19. 69. Summer Dawn , William Morris
  20. 70. Summer With No Words , Sandra Fowler
  21. 71. It Will Be Summer—eventually , Emily Dickinson
  22. 72. Summer Rainbows , Saundra Diamante
  23. 73. Summer , Louise Gluck
  24. 74. In Summer , Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  25. 75. A Summer Shower , Henry Timrod
  26. 76. Summer Of The Grandmothers , Susan Kelly-DeWitt
  27. 77. Twice Had Summer Her Fair Verdure , Emily Dickinson
  28. 78. Summer Song , Summer Song
  29. 79. Fickle Summer , Robert Fuller Murray
  30. 80. Early Summer , Charles Harpur
  31. 81. ** ** **** Summer Breeze Makes Me Feel .. , Shelley L Baxter
  32. 82. The Last Rose Of Summer , Charles Wolfe
  33. 83. The Summer Bower , Henry Timrod
  34. 84. Heat Of Summer, Heated Love. , Michael Gale
  35. 85. Summer Is Dying , Hayyim Nahman Bialik
  36. 86. The Songs Of Summer , Mathilde Blind
  37. 87. Fair Summer Droops , Thomas Nashe
  38. 88. Summer Lightning , Lesbia Harford
  39. 89. These Dog Days Of Summer (Raining Cats A.. , Chuck Audette
  40. 90. (083) Summer , Risha Ahmed (12 yrs)
  41. 91. Winter In Summer , Alison Smith
  42. 92. Her Final Summer Was It, , Emily Dickinson
  43. 93. Summer Heat , Scarlett Treat
  44. 94. Would You Like Summer? Taste Of Ours , Emily Dickinson
  45. 95. Waiting For The Summer , Dina Satika
  46. 96. The Naturalist's Summer-Evening Walk , Gilbert White
  47. 97. So Much Summer , Emily Dickinson
  48. 98. The Last Rose Of Summer , Elaine E. Brebner
  49. 99. I Remember Well That Summer Place. , archie langford
  50. 100. (summer Poems) Summer Rain , Janice Windle
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