Thomas Pringle Long Poems

  • 1.
    From deserts wild and many a pathless wood
    Of savage climes where I have wandered long,
    Whose hills and streams are yet ungraced by song,
    I bring, illustrious friend, this garland rude:
  • 2.
    Our native land - our native vale -
    A long and last adieu!
    Farewell to bonny Teviotdale,
    And Cheviot mountains blue.
  • 3.
    Fast by his wild resounding River
    The listless Coran lingers ever;
    Still drives his heifers forth to feed,
    Soothed by the gorrah's humming reed;
  • 4.
    Afar in the Desert I love to ride,
    With the silent Bush-boy alone by my side:
    When the sorrows of life the soul o'ercast,
    And, sick of the Present, I cling to the Past;
  • 5.
    I sat at noontide in my tent,
    And looked across the Desert dun,
    Beneath the cloudless firmament
    Far gleaming in the sun,
Total 5 Long Poems by Thomas Pringle

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