Treasure Island

David Campbell

(16 July 1915 - 29 July 1979 / Ellerslie)

Poems of David Campbell

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

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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