Treasure Island

Nina Murdoch

(1890 - 1976 / Australia)

Poems of Nina Murdoch

1. Sing a Song of War-Time 4/22/2010
2. The Braemar Road 1/1/2004
3. Warbrides 4/22/2010

The Braemar Road

The road that leads to Braemar winds ever in and out.
It wanders here and dawdles there, and trips and turns about
Like a child upon an errand that play has put to rout.
By the road that leads to Braemar, the greybeard poplars stand,
And on the sky's pale tapestry are broidered in a band
With the flashing frosty needle that gleams in winter's hand.
There are haggard apple-orchards on either side the way,
That once flung scented largesse to every summer's day
To mingle with the incense wh

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