Who is Owen Suffolk



Owen Suffolk Owen Hargrave Suffolk (4 April 1829 – ? ) an Australian bushranger, poet, confidence-man and author of Days of Crime and Years of Suffering (1867).

Early life Owen Henry Suffolk was born on 4 April 1829 in comfortable circumstances in Finchley, Middlesex, Suffolk was sent to sea as a youth when his father, a London merchant, was ruined.

Crime, imprisonment and transportation On his return Suffolk found himself ho...
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Owen Suffolk Poems

  • The Prison Bell
    Hark to the bell of sorrow! - 'tis awak'ning up again
    Each broken spirit from its brief forgetfulness of pain.
    Its sad sound seems to me to be a deathwail from the past,
    An elegy for buried joys too pure and bright to last. ...
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    I am so lonely,
    I am so sad,
    Speak one word only
    To make my heart glad, ...
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    Mother! Darling mother, you are seeking me I know,
    And I feel thy love will follow through the world where'er I go;
    But I cannot come, dear mother; I am sadly altered now:
    The once fair wreath of innocence that garlanded my brow ...
  • The Real And The Ideal
    I feel I have - and who has not?
    An inner and outer life:
    The one may be a dreary lot,
    With sorrow and with suff'ring rife; ...
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    Nothing seems changed; here's the oaken chair,
    That every night I knelt beside,
    As I whispered to God the simple prayer
    I learned from my mother when I was her pride. ...
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Heart 13 World 11 Life 10 Joy 8 Soul 7 Spirit 7 God 7 I Love You 7 Bright 7 Love 7


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There is a blue star, Janet,
Fifteen years- ride from us,
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Forty years- ride from us,
If we ride a hundred miles an hour.

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