Rex Ingamells

(1913 - 1955 / Australia)

News of the Sun


The noon is on the cattle-track;
the air is void of sound,
except where crows, poised burning-black,
cry to the dusty ground.

Through mulga and mirage go none
but brazen Boolee now,
scorning the mercy of the sun
beneath the niggard bough.

But suddenly the mulga stirs;
the hot leaves flash like stars;
and, threading song on wing-beat whirrs,
burst flights of gay galahs.

Submitted: Saturday, April 10, 2010

Form:


Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

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 (News of the Sun by Rex Ingamells )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. If, Rudyard Kipling
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  5. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  6. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  7. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  8. 'Hope' is the thing with feathers, Emily Dickinson
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  10. Dreams, Langston Hughes

Poem of the Day

poet Hilaire Belloc

Matilda told such Dreadful Lies,
It made one Gasp and Stretch one's Eyes;
Her Aunt, who, from her Earliest Youth,
Had kept a Strict Regard for Truth,
Attempted to Believe Matilda:
...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

New Poems

  1. Solomon's empire, hasmukh amathalal
  2. Restart, Nalini Jyotsana Chaturvedi
  3. A Naat A warning Paposh Hayn Hum, Akhtar Jawad
  4. Values, Luo Zhihai
  5. TRUTH DEVOURING, Michael P. Johnson
  6. Dreams Money Can Buy, Ravinder Dhaliwal
  7. a Fading Torment, Tim Labbe
  8. Love Note 12, Michael P. McParland
  9. Glancing Back at Never, Sarah Cohen
  10. A Rest, Michael P. McParland
[Hata Bildir]