Hubert Church

(13 June 1857 – 8 April 1932 / Hobart, Tasmania)

Poems of Hubert Church

1. Lowry Bay 1/1/2004
2. Rosalind 1/1/2004
3. Spring in New Zealand 1/1/2004
4. To a Sea Shell 1/1/2004

Spring in New Zealand

Thou wilt come with suddenness,
Like a gull between the waves,
Or a snowdrop that doth press
Through the white shroud on the graves;
Like a love too long withheld,
That at last has over-welled.

What if we have waited long,
Brooding by the Southern Pole,

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