Mary Colborne-Veel

(New Zealand)

Mary Colborne-Veel Poems

1. `resurgam' 1/4/2003
2. Distant Authors 1/4/2003
3. `what Look Hath She?' 1/4/2003
4. Empty Houses 1/1/2004
5. The Blessing 1/1/2004
6. Saturday Night 1/4/2003
7. Resurgam 1/1/2004
8. Song Of The Trees 1/1/2004
9. What Look Hath She 1/1/2004
10. We Go No More To The Forest 1/1/2004
Best Poem of Mary Colborne-Veel

We Go No More To The Forest

WE go no more to the forest,
The rimus are all cut down.
They are built into roof and sill and wall,
Into floors that thrill to the last foot-fall
In the dancing of the town.

We go no more to the forest,
The kauris are all cut down.
They are built into ships so stout and strong,
Bearing their cargoes safe along,
Sailing from town to town.

We go no more to the forest,
The ratas are all cut down.
There are cornfields, golden and green and wide,
For the tangled depths where a world might hide,
And ...

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