Rose Lorraine [poem by Henry Kendall]

[Editor: This poem by Henry Kendall was published in Leaves from Australian Forests (1869).] Rose Lorraine. Sweet water-moons, blown into lights Of flying gold on pool and creek, And many sounds, and many sights, Of younger days, are back this week. I cannot say I sought to face, Or greatly cared to cross again, The […]

After the Hunt [poem by Henry Kendall]

[Editor: This poem by Henry Kendall was published in Leaves from Australian Forests (1869).] After the Hunt. Underneath the windy mountain walls Forth we rode, an eager band, By the surges, and the verges, and the gorges, Till the night was on the land — On the hazy, mazy land! Far away the bounding prey […]

Merope [poem by Henry Kendall]

[Editor: This poem by Henry Kendall was published in Leaves from Australian Forests (1869).] Merope. Far in the ways of the hyaline wastes — in the face of the splendid Six of the sisters — the star-dowered sisters ineffably bright, Merope sitteth, the shadow-like wife of a monarch unfriended Of Ades — of Orcus, the […]

In Memoriam: Daniel Henry Deniehy [poem by Henry Kendall]

[Editor: This poem by Henry Kendall was published in Leaves from Australian Forests (1869).] In Memoriam. Daniel Henry Deniehy. Take the harp, but very softly for our brother touch the strings: Wind and wood shall help to wail him, waves and mournful mountain-springs. Take the harp, but very softly, for the friend who grew so […]

Safi [poem by Henry Kendall]

[Editor: This poem by Henry Kendall was published in Leaves from Australian Forests (1869).] Safi. Strong pinions bore Safi, the Dreamer, Through the dazzle and whirl of a race; And the Earth, raying up in confusion, Like a sea thundered under his face! And the Earth, raying up in confusion, Passed flying and flying afar, […]