Robert Gray

Robert Gray

New South Wales / Australia
Robert Gray
New South Wales / Australia
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Biography
Robert William Geoffrey Gray is an Australian poet, freelance writer, and critic.

Gray grew up in Coffs Harbour and was educated in a country town on the north coast of New South Wales. He trained there as a journalist, and since then has worked in Sydney as an editor, advertising copywriter, reviewer and buyer for bookshops. His first book of p ...
Popular Poems
1.
In Departing Light
My mother all of ninety has to be tied up
in her wheelchair, but still she leans far out of it sideways;
she juts there brokenly,
able to cut
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2.
Harbour Dusk
She and I came wandering there through an empty park,
and we laid our hands on a stone parapet’s
fading life. Before us, across the oily, aubergine dark
of the harbour, we could make out yachts –
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3.
A Bowl Of Pears
Swarthy as oilcloth and as squat
as Sancho Panza
wearing a beret’s little stalk
the pear
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4.
Wing-Beat
In some last inventory, I’ll have lost a season
through the occlusion
of summer by another hemisphere.
Going there
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5.
Nine Bowls of Water
Clear water, in silvery tin dishes
dented as ping pong balls:
a lemon juice tinge of the staling light is in them;
they've a faint lid of dust.
...

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arnav singh 28 July 2020
oy srsly dawg where is 24 poems? ? ? ? ? ? ?
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Come on PoemHunter 30 May 2020
can you please actually put all his poems on the site. Journey, the North Coast and 24 poems are important and part of this years HSC and you're kinda us over.
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Abraham Lincoln 14 October 2019
Excuse me where the FARK is 24 poems
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Abraham Lincoln 14 October 2019
Excuse me where the is 24 poems? ! ?
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Grater Porpous 18 August 2019
3 to the 1 to the 1 to the 3 i like good poems and i like good reads, write so much literature that you wouldn't believe and i get more synonyms than a poets dreams
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hello there, mister gray. not to be confused with the 50 shades mister Gray... i'd just like to say that i am so enthralled in your poetic skills and would be ever so ecstatic if i could deliver a juicy quiche to your doorstep. on the house.
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Anonymous 15 June 2019
Where is 24 Poems?
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James Austen 17 May 2019
a seriously author
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Jack Chalk 01 May 2019
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Azadeh Salehian 19 May 2013
how can I communication with mr Gray? plz tell me. im waiting tnx
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