Treasure Island

Arthur Patchett Martin

(18 February 1851 – 15 February 1902 / Woolwich, Kent, England)

Poems of Arthur Patchett Martin

1. A Bush Study, A La Watteau 4/21/2010
2. A Romance In The Rough 4/21/2010
3. Bushland 1/4/2003
4. In Memoriam Matris 4/21/2010
5. Love and War 1/1/2004
6. My Cousin From Pall Mall 4/21/2010
7. The Cynic of the Woods 1/1/2004

The Cynic of the Woods

Come I from busy haunts of men,
With nature to commune,
Which you, it seems, observe, and then
Laugh out, like some buffoon.

You cease, and through the forest drear
I pace, with sense of awe;
When once again upon my ear
Breaks in your harsh guffaw.

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