The People of the Gates [poem by E. J. Brady]

[Editor: This poem by E. J. Brady was published in The Ways of Many Waters (1899).] XXXIV. The People of the Gates. The Great God sate in His council On the arch of a rainbow span, With the white Archangel Michael And Peter the Fisherman. In the court of Anointed Martyrs, In the place of […]

Homeward Bound [poem by E. J. Brady]

[Editor: This poem by E. J. Brady was published in The Ways of Many Waters (1899).] XXXIII. Homeward Bound. With tallow casks all dunnaged tight, with tiers on tiers of bales, With cargo crammed from hatch to hatch, she’s racing for the sales; A clipper barque, a model ship, a “flyer” through and through, O […]

You and Us [poem by E. J. Brady]

[Editor: This poem by E. J. Brady was published in The Ways of Many Waters (1899).] XXXII. You and Us. You do your pioneering, You clear the forest lands; To ploughing and to shearing You give your yeoman hands; But we were toilers ever, And we were exiles ever — What was, it yet shall […]

A Ballad of the Flag [poem by E. J. Brady]

[Editor: This poem by E. J. Brady was published in The Ways of Many Waters (1899).] XXXI. A Ballad of the Flag. The Lord hath loosed his thunder And let his lightnings free, And in a red robe walketh With Death upon the Sea. Then “Clear your decks for action!” Ye will not fight alone: […]

“Which his Weakness is Women” [poem by E. J. Brady]

[Editor: This poem by E. J. Brady was published in The Ways of Many Waters (1899).] XXX. “Which his Weakness is Women.” When first I met Dolores I swore — a ’prentice kid — ’Er Spanish eyes was glories: Gord ’elp me! So I did. But that was Valparaiso, Before I got to know — […]