David McKee Wright

(6 August 1869 – 5 February 1928 / Ballynaskeagh / County Down / Ireland)

Poems of David McKee Wright

1. Amelia Jane 1/3/2003
2. An Old Colonist's Reverie 1/4/2003
3. An Old Colonist's Reverie 9/11/2012
4. And Wilt Thou Leave Me Thus? 9/11/2012
5. Bavarian Gentias 9/11/2012
6. Forget Not Yet The Tried İntent 9/11/2012
7. Hector 4/13/2010
8. I Abide and Abide and Better Abide 9/11/2012
9. I Find No Peace 9/11/2012
10. In Spain 9/11/2012
11. In the Moonlight 1/3/2003
12. Is it Possible? 9/11/2012
13. Madam, Withouten Many Words 9/11/2012
14. Mine Own John Poynz 9/11/2012
15. My Galley, Chargèd With Forgetfulness 9/11/2012
16. My Lute Awake 9/11/2012
17. Of the Mean and Sure Estate 9/11/2012
18. Old Mates 1/3/2003
19. Shearing's Coming 1/3/2003
20. Since So ye Please To Hear Me Plain 9/11/2012

In the Moonlight

The moon is bright, and the winds are laid, and the river is roaring by;
Orion swings, with his belted lights low down in the western sky;
North and south from the mountain gorge to the heart of the silver plain
There’s many an eye will see no sleep till the east grows bright again;
There’s many a hand will toil to-night, from the centre down to the sea;
And I’m far from the men I used to know—and my love is far from me.

Where the broad flood eddies the dredge is moored to the beac

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