Nettie Palmer


Poems of Nettie Palmer

1. The Mother 1/1/2004
2. The Welcome, 1/1/2004
3. Unsung 1/1/2004


WHEN shall I make a song for you, my love?
When you are nigh me?
Not so, for then the hours unnamed go by me,
Flocking like dove on dove.

When shall that song for you be found, my mate?
When I wait lonely?
Not so, for then am I a mourner only,
Begging without the gate.

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