No Name By Adam Lindsay Gordon

No Name “A stone upon her heart and head, But no name written on that stone; Sweet neighbours whisper low instead, This …

Bellona By Adam Lindsay Gordon

Bellona Thou art moulded in marble impassive, False goddess, fair statue of strife, Yet standest on pedestal massive, A symbol and token …

Pastor Cum By Adam Lindsay Gordon

Pastor Cum When he, that shepherd false, ‘neath Phrygian sail ; Carried his hostess Helen o’er the seas, In fitful slumber Nereus …

Gone By Adam Lindsay Gordon

Gone IN Collins Street standeth a statute tall, A statue tall, on a pillar of stone, Telling its story, to great and …

Cui Bono By Adam Lindsay Gordon

Cui Bono Oh! wind that whistles o’er thorns and thistles, Of this fruitful earth like a goblin elf; Why should he labour …

From The Wreck By Adam Lindsay Gordon

From The Wreck ‘Turn out, boys’—’What’s up with our super. to-night ? The man’s mad—Two hours to daybreak I’d swear— Stark mad—why, …

De Te By Adam Lindsay Gordon

De Te A burning glass of burnish’d brass, The calm sea caught the noontide rays, And sunny slopes of golden grass And …