David Campbell

(16 July 1915 - 29 July 1979 / Ellerslie)

David Campbell Poems

1. Men in Green 1/1/2004
2. The Stockman 1/1/2004
3. Harry Pearce 1/1/2004
4. To The Art of Edgar Degas 4/6/2010
5. Up North 1/1/2004
6. Mothers and Daughters 5/23/2012
7. At The Sheep-Dog Trials 4/6/2010
8. Cat and Mouse 1/7/2015

Men in Green

Oh, there were fifteen men in green,
Each with a tommy-gun,
Who leapt into my plane at dawn;
We rose to meet the sun.

We set our course towards the east
And climbed into the day
Till the ribbed jungle underneath
Like a giant fossil lay.

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