Sympathy [poem by L. E. Homfray]

[Editor: This poem by L. E. Homfray was published in Australians, Awake! And Other Poems (1915).] Sympathy. Because of one dear infant head, With curls of shining gold, And little lips, now hushed for aye, And hands so still and cold. Because of one fair smiling face, With eyes of wondrous blue, All childish voices […]

Prayer for the Wandering Sheep [poem by L. E. Homfray]

[Editor: This poem by L. E. Homfray was published in Australians, Awake! And Other Poems (1915).] Prayer for the Wandering Sheep. Shepherd of the sheep that wander, Hear our pleading prayer, That Thy flock may all be gathered ’Neath Thy care. Some have wandered weak and helpless Through the darkest night, Yet we know that […]

Sweet Innocence [poem by L. E. Homfray]

[Editor: This poem by L. E. Homfray was published in Australians, Awake! And Other Poems (1915).] Sweet Innocence. Dear little maid with the earnest eyes Looking on life with solemn gaze, Holding our hearts in thy tiny hands, Cheering us with thy loving ways. What will the changing seasons bring thee? Blessings and sorrows all […]

Some Day [poem by L. E. Homfray]

[Editor: This poem by L. E. Homfray was published in Australians, Awake! And Other Poems (1915).] Some Day. Some day the darkest clouds shall brighten o’er us, And all our hopes shall full fruition see, Some day our severed hearts shall meet in gladness, Some day our longing prayers shall answered be. Some day, dear […]

God’s heroes [poem by L. E. Homfray]

[Editor: This poem by L. E. Homfray was published in Australians, Awake! And Other Poems (1915).] God’s heroes. From cottage home, and Palace Hall An army brave goes forth to war, Through every age, from every land Till time itself shall be no more. Their lives may not remembered be, Their names forgotten or unknown; […]