Judith Wright

(1915 - 2000 / New South Wales / Australia)

Judith Wright Poems

1. The Old Prison 1/1/2004
2. Request to a Year 1/1/2004
3. Five Senses 3/27/2010
4. Legend 3/27/2010
5. Magpies 3/27/2010
6. The Company Of Lovers 3/27/2010
7. Metho Drinker 3/27/2010
8. Failure of Communion 3/27/2010
9. The Killer 3/27/2010
10. Sonnet For Christmas 3/27/2010
11. The Bull 3/27/2010
12. South Of My Days 3/27/2010
13. The Surfer 3/27/2010
14. Naked Girl And Mirror 3/27/2010
15. Train Journey 3/27/2010
16. Woman To Child 3/27/2010
17. Late Spring 3/27/2010
18. Drought Year 3/27/2010
19. Bora Ring 3/27/2010
20. Lyrebirds 3/27/2010

The Old Prison

The rows of cells are unroofed,
a flute for the wind's mouth,
who comes with a breath of ice
from the blue caves of the south.

O dark and fierce day:
the wind like an angry bee
hunts for the black honey
in the pits of the hollow sea.

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