Treasure Island

William Baylebridge

(12 December 1883 – 7 May 1942 / Queensland / Australia)

Poems of William Baylebridge

1. After the Storm 1/1/2004
2. Flesh and Spirit 1/1/2004
3. II from Life’s Testament 4/20/2010
4. Life and death 1/1/2004
5. Love's Saint 1/1/2004
6. Number And Nationality 4/20/2010
7. Proverbs 1/1/2004
8. To winter in the Midst of his Reign 1/1/2004
9. True Being 1/1/2004
10. XXXII from Love Redeemed 4/20/2010

True Being

True Being


Rich hour! is not thy gift a radiant thing?
The truth here blazoned in this marble and gold,
Here writ in this refulgence manifold,
Hath sunned my groped redemption: lo, I fling--
How lightly!--off ungraced desire; I cling
To that faith firm this splendour hath retold:

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