Dowell O'Reilly

(18 July 1865 - 5 November 1923 / Sydney / Australia)

Poems of Dowell O'Reilly

1. Australia 1/1/2004
2. Faith, Love and Death 1/1/2004
3. Sea Grief 9/10/2012
4. Stars 1/1/2004
5. The Sea-Maiden 1/4/2003

Australia

WHAT can we give in return
For her beauty and mystery
Of flowering forest, infinite plain,
Deep sky and distant mountain-chain,
And her triumphant sea,
Thundering old songs of liberty?

Love—steadfast as her stars,
And passionate as her sun,

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