George Essex Evans

(18 June 1863 – 10 November 1909 / London, England)

George Essex Evans Poems

1. The Women of the West 1/4/2003
2. A Nocturne 1/4/2003
3. A Pastoral 1/4/2003
4. Eland’s River 4/13/2010
5. An Australian Symphony 1/4/2003
6. By The Sea 4/13/2010
7. Failure 4/13/2010
8. The Nation Builders 4/13/2010
9. At The Base Hospital 4/13/2010
10. John Farrell 4/13/2010
11. Brunton Stephens 4/13/2010
12. Lux In Tenebris 4/13/2010
13. A Federal Song 4/13/2010
14. In Collins Street 4/13/2010
15. Australia 4/13/2010
16. A Drought Idyll 4/13/2010
17. Auri Sacra Fames 4/13/2010
18. A Vision Of Christ 4/13/2010
19. Adrift: A Brisbane River Reverie 4/13/2010
20. A Commonplace Song 4/13/2010

A Nocturne

Like weary sea-birds spent with flight
   And faltering,
The slow hours beat across the night
   On leaden wing.
The wild bird knows where rest shall be
   Soe'er he roam.
Heart of my heart! apart from thee
   I have no home.

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