Vance Palmer

(1885 - 1959 / Australia)

Poems of Vance Palmer

1. Song of the Old Boundary Rider 4/15/2010
2. The Farmer remembers the Somme 1/1/2004
3. The Pathfinders 1/1/2004
4. The Road to Roma Jail 4/15/2010
5. Youth and Age 1/1/2004

Youth and Age

Youth that rides the wildest horse,
Youth that throws the deadliest steer,
Spending strength without remorse,
Grappling with the ghosts of fear,
Knows it only holds to-day
All it freely flings away.

Youth that rides a race with Death
When the frightened cattle break,

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