Robert Gray

(23 February 1945 - / New South Wales / Australia)

Poems of Robert Gray

1. A Bowl Of Pears 5/8/2012
2. Harbour Dusk 5/8/2012
3. In Departing Light 5/8/2012
4. Twilight 5/8/2012
5. Wing-Beat 5/8/2012

Harbour Dusk

She and I came wandering there through an empty park,
and we laid our hands on a stone parapet’s
fading life. Before us, across the oily, aubergine dark
of the harbour, we could make out yachts –

beneath an overcast sky, that was mauve underlit,
against a far shore of dark, crumbling bush.
Part of the city, to our left, was fruit shop bright.
After the summer day, a huge, moist hush.

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