Kenneth Slessor

(27 March 1901 – 30 June 1971 / Orange, New South Wales)

Kenneth Slessor Poems

If you see a poem only with title, it is listed that way because of copyright reasons.
1. Five Bells 1/1/2004
2. Sleep 1/1/2004
3. North Country 1/1/2004
4. South Country 1/1/2004
5. William Street 1/1/2004
6. Thief of the Moon 1/1/2004
7. Mangroves 1/1/2004
8. Country Towns 4/1/2010
9. Out Of Time 4/1/2010
10. City Nightfall 4/1/2010
11. A Sunset 4/1/2010
12. Crow Country 4/1/2010
13. Elegy In A Botanic Gardens 4/1/2010
14. Cannibal Street 4/1/2010
15. Beach Burial 4/1/2010
16. Captain Dobbin 4/1/2010
17. Gulliver 4/1/2010
18. Glubbdubdrib 4/1/2010
19. Cock-Crow 4/1/2010
20. Chessmen 4/1/2010

William Street

The red globe of light, the liquor green,
the pulsing arrows and the running fire
spilt on the stones, go deeper than a stream;
You find this ugly, I find it lovely

Ghosts' trousers, like the dangle of hung men,
in pawn-shop windows, bumping knee by knee,
but none inside to suffer or condemn;
You find this ugly, I find it lovely.

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