Tagged: #AustralianPoetry

Fire #AustralianPoetry

This life that we call our own Is neither strong nor free; A flame in the wind of death, It trembles ceaselessly. And this all we can do To use our little light Before,...

I am proud #AustralianPoetry

I am black of skin among whites, And I am proud, Proud of race and proud of skin. I am broken and poor, Dressed in rags from white man’s back, But do not think...

Immortality #AustralianPoetry

Into all sights of lonely grandeur the soul Shall pass; into infinity of sea and sky; Into forsaken spaces wide and bare; And shall be scattered over the starry whole. And lost in the...

Australian Poetry Week

This week is Australian Poetry Week on my site. I am Australian so will be proudly posting work from some of our great Poets. I’m going to start with one of Australia’s most famous...