Members Who Read Most Number Of Poems

Live Scores

Click here to see the rest of the list

(11 April 1866 – 1 September 1953 / Beaufort)

What do you think this poem is about?

For Example: love, art, fashion, friendship and etc.

Australia

LAST sea-thing dredged by sailor Time from Space,
Are you a drift Sargasso, where the West
In halcyon calm rebuilds her fatal nest?
Or Delos of a coming Sun-God’s race?
Are you for Light, and trimmed, with oil in place,
Or but a Will o’ Wisp on marshy quest?
A new demesne for Mammon to infest?
Or lurks millennial Eden ’neath your face?

The cenotaphs of species dead elsewhere
That in your limits leap and swim and fly,
Or trail uncanny harp-strings from your trees,
Mix omens with the auguries that dare
To plant the Cross upon your forehead sky,
A virgin helpmate Ocean at your knees.


Submitted: Thursday, January 01, 2004


Read poems about / on: ocean, sea, sky, sun, light, god, time, swimming, tree

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Young Democracy by Bernard O'Dowd )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..
[Hata Bildir]