Sealed With a Kiss [poem, 21 April 1933]

[Editor: A poem published in the Narromine News and Trangie Advocate, 21 April 1933.] Sealed With a Kiss. “Sealed with a kiss” on the envelope Somebody sent to me; Traced underneath was a lily bud, As a symbol of purity. For the lily is ever the purest flower That in life’s dull garden grows, Holding […]

On the Occasion of Meeting a Young Lady at the Last Public Ball [poem, 2 May 1829]

[Editor: A poem published in Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser, 2 May 1829.] On the Occasion of Meeting a Young Lady at the Last Public Ball. Alone in her beauty, and bright as the morning, Which dawns every day on our tropical coast, She mov’d; — every grace, every charm was adorning A […]