Poems [by Menie Parkes, 1867]

[Editor: This book of poems by Menie Parkes was published in 1867. The book included three poems with the title “Hymn”; so as to distinguish them here from one another, their initial page numbers have been inserted in square brackets after each poem’s title in the contents list. The poem “At Night” was missing from […]

Menie Parkes

Clarinda Sarah Parkes, known as Menie, was an author and poet. She was born at sea, off Cape Howe, on the ship Strathfieldsaye, on 23 July 1839, just two days before her English immigrant parents arrived in Sydney, New South Wales. Her father was Henry Parkes, who, like Menie, was a poet and author; he […]