Enid Derham

(24 March 1882 – 13 November 1941 / Melbourne / Australia)

Enid Derham Poems

1. O City, Look The Eastward Way 1/1/2004
2. A Ballade Of Home 1/1/2004
3. Farewell 1/1/2004
4. Eternal Rest 1/1/2004
5. The Awakening 1/1/2004
6. The Suburbs 1/1/2004
7. The Wind-Child 1/1/2004
8. The Mountain Road 1/1/2004
Best Poem of Enid Derham

The Mountain Road

COMING down the mountain road
Light of heart and all alone,
I caught from every rill that flowed
A rapture of its own.

Heart and mind sang on together,
Rhymes began to meet and run
In the windy mountain weather
And the winter sun.

Clad in freshest light and sweet
Far and far the city lay
With her suburbs at her feet
Round the laughing bay.

Like an eagle lifted high
Half the radiant world I scanned,
Till the deep unclouded sky
Circled sea and land.

No more was ...

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