Treasure Island

George Essex Evans

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

Poems of George Essex Evans

1. A Commonplace Song 4/13/2010
2. A Drought Idyll 4/13/2010
3. A Federal Song 4/13/2010
4. A Grave By The Sea 4/13/2010
5. A Nocturne 1/4/2003
6. A Pastoral 1/4/2003
7. A Vision Of Christ 4/13/2010
8. Ad Astra 4/13/2010
9. Adrift: A Brisbane River Reverie 4/13/2010
10. Altiora Peto 4/13/2010
11. An Australian Symphony 1/4/2003
12. At The Base Hospital 4/13/2010
13. Auri Sacra Fames 4/13/2010
14. Australia 4/13/2010
15. Brunton Stephens 4/13/2010
16. By The Sea 4/13/2010
17. Cymru 4/13/2010
18. Eland’s River 4/13/2010
19. Failure 4/13/2010
20. From Loraine 4/13/2010

The Women of the West

They left the vine-wreathed cottage and the mansion on the hill,
The houses in the busy streets where life is never still,
The pleasures of the city, and the friends they cherished best:
For love they faced the wilderness -- the Women of the West.

The roar, and rush, and fever of the city died away,
And the old-time joys and faces -- they were gone for many a day;
In their place the lurching coach-wheel, or the creaking bullock chains,
O'er the everlasting sameness of the never-e

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