Works of Marie E. J. Pitt

[Editor: This list contains various works by Marie E. J. Pitt (1869-1948); for biographical information, click here.] Books by Marie E. J. Pitt: 1911: The Horses of the Hills and Other Verses, Melbourne: Thomas C. Lothian 1922: Bairnsdale, and Other Poems, [Bairnsdale?, Vic.]: Back to Bairnsdale Committee 1925: The Poems of Marie E.J. Pitt, Melbourne: […]

City Hunger [poem by Marie E. J. Pitt]

[Editor: This poem by Marie E. J. Pitt was published in The Horses of the Hills and Other Verses (1911).] City Hunger. A tent ’neath the gum trees? — O No! No! Give me the stream of which I am part — The red stream filling the old world’s heart With life and laughter, with […]

The Keening [poem by Marie E. J. Pitt]

[Editor: This poem by Marie E. J. Pitt was published in The Horses of the Hills and Other Verses (1911).] The Keening. We are the women and children Of the men that mined for gold: Heavy are we with sorrow, Heavy as heart can hold; Galled are we with injustice, Sick to the soul of […]

Look Up [poem by Marie E. J. Pitt]

[Editor: This poem by Marie E. J. Pitt was published in The Horses of the Hills and Other Verses (1911).] Look Up. O phantom bars and futile bands! O fettered feet of clay! O blind unfaith and folded hands! The East is growing grey. Look up! Hope’s rainbow hangs athwart More joys than life can […]

Phases [poem by Marie E. J. Pitt]

[Editor: This poem by Marie E. J. Pitt was published in The Horses of the Hills and Other Verses (1911).] Phases. Just a flush of pleasure And a flash of pain For a half-guessed treasure Found and lost again: Faery fancies flocking, Hopes and fears astart, That’s when Love comes knocking — Knocking at the […]