Jessie Mackay

(1864 - 1938 / Rakaia Gorge)

Jessie Mackay Poems

1. A Folk Song 1/4/2003
2. Song of the Driftweed 1/1/2004
3. Dunedin in the Gloaming 1/4/2003
4. October in New Zealand 1/1/2004
5. Ortygia 1/1/2004
6. The Burial of Sir John Mackenzie 1/4/2003
7. The Grey Company 1/4/2003
8. Rona in the Moon 5/15/2012

The Grey Company

O the grey, grey company
   Of the pallid dawn!
O the ghostly faces,
   Ashen-like and drawn!
The Lord's lone sentinels
   Dotted down the years,
The little grey company
   Before the pioneers.

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