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(8 May 1851 – 18 January 1910 / Glasgow, Scotland)

Poems of James Lister Cuthbertson

1. At Cape Schanck 1/4/2003
2. Australian Federata 1/1/2004
3. Corona Inutilis 1/1/2004
4. Ode to Apollo 1/4/2003
5. Solitude 1/1/2004
6. The Australian Sunrise 1/4/2003
7. The Bush 1/1/2004
8. To a Billy 1/1/2004
9. Wattle and Myrtle 1/4/2003

The Australian Sunrise

The Morning Star paled slowly, the Cross hung low to the sea,
And down the shadowy reaches the tide came swirling free,
The lustrous purple blackness of the soft Australian night,
Waned in the gray awakening that heralded the light;
Still in the dying darkness, still in the forest dim
The pearly dew of the dawning clung to each giant limb,
Till the sun came up from ocean, red with the cold sea mist,
And smote on the limestone ridges, and the shining tree-tops kissed;
Then the fie

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