Bernard O'dowd World Poems

  • 1.
    A larger Argo ploughs our clearer blue!
    Your Zephyr won no such auroral bride
    As her I woo! The South is whence the tide
    Springs downhill to refresh the North and you!
  • 2.
    I wonder if the spell, the mystery,
    That like a haze about your silence clings,
    Moulding your void until we seem to see
    Tangible Presences of Deathless Things,
  • 3.
    CAN we not consecrate
    To man and God above
    This volume of our great
    Supernal tide of love?
  • 4.
    WHERE is Australia, singer, do you know?
    These sordid farms and joyless factories,
    Mephitic mines and lanes of pallid woe?
    Those ugly towns and cities such as these
  • 5.
    THE SUNNY rounds of Earth contain
    An obverse to its Day,
    Our fertile VagrancyĆ¢??s domain,
    Wan Proletaria.
  • 6.
    I know not why I love your baffling face,
    Or, lonely, to your cold caresses steal,
    Or what the charm persuades my wearied eyes
    Follow the clues that gleam and, wavering, go,
Total 6 World Poems by Bernard O'dowd

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