Mary Hannay Foott

(1846 - 1918 / Australia)

Mary Hannay Foott Poems

1. Happy Days 1/4/2003
2. New Country 1/4/2003
3. No Message 1/4/2003
4. The Fate of Bass 1/1/2004
5. In Time of Drought 3/1/2010
6. The Australiad - (A poem for children.) 3/2/2010
7. Happy Days 3/1/2010
8. At the Fords of Jordan 3/1/2010
9. Sonnets - II - The New Year 3/1/2010
10. The Future of Australia 3/2/2010
11. The Massacre of the Bards 3/2/2010
12. The Melbourne International Exhibition 3/2/2010
13. The Magi to the Star 3/2/2010
14. The Belated Swallow 3/2/2010
15. The Aurora Australis 3/1/2010
16. Napoleon III 3/1/2010
17. Nearing Port 3/1/2010
18. No Message 3/1/2010
19. Sonnets - I - Christmas Day 3/1/2010
20. Ave Caesar! Morituri te salutant 3/1/2010

Happy Days

A fringe of rushes -- one green line
   Upon a faded plain;
A silver streak of water-shine --
   Above, tree-watchers twain.
It was our resting-place awhile,
   And still, with backward gaze,
We say: "'Tis many a weary mile --
   But there were happy days."

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