Treasure Island

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

A Bowl Of Pears

Swarthy as oilcloth and as squat
as Sancho Panza
wearing a beret’s little stalk
the pear

itself suggests the application of some rigour
the finest blade
from the knife drawer

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