Treasure Island

Judith Wright

(1915 - 2000 / New South Wales / Australia)

Poems of Judith Wright

1. All things conspire 3/27/2010
2. Blue Arab 3/27/2010
3. Bora Ring 3/27/2010
4. Bullocky 3/27/2010
5. Drought Year 3/27/2010
6. Egrets 3/27/2010
7. Failure of Communion 3/27/2010
8. Five Senses 3/27/2010
9. Late Spring 3/27/2010
10. Legend 3/27/2010
11. Lyrebirds 3/27/2010
12. Magpies 3/27/2010
13. Metho Drinker 3/27/2010
14. Naked Girl And Mirror 3/27/2010
15. Niggers Leap, New England 3/27/2010
16. Northern River 3/27/2010
17. Request to a Year 1/1/2004
18. Sonnet 3/27/2010
19. Sonnet For Christmas 3/27/2010
20. South Of My Days 3/27/2010

Bora Ring

The song is gone; the dance
is secret with the dancers in the earth,
the ritual useless, and the tribal story
lost in an alien tale.

Only the grass stands up
to mark the dancing-ring; the apple-gums
posture and mime a past corroboree,
murmur a broken chant.

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