Treasure Island

Nettie Palmer


Poems of Nettie Palmer

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

The Welcome,

DID you know, little child,
Ere you left the outer wild,
There were strong hands steady,
There were old songs ready,
There was love prepared to keep you with the hard earth reconciled?

Did you learn beyond the moon
All the happy sounds of noon?
A creek’s voice will greet you,

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