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Author: SLESSOR, KENNETH
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Slessor, Kenneth    Poet's Biography
11 poems available by this author


AN INSCRIPTION FOR DOG RIVER    Poem Text    
First Line: Our general was the greatest and bravest of generals
Subject(s): Victory


BEACH BURIAL    Poem Text    
First Line: Softly and humbly to the gulf of arabs
Subject(s): Graves; War; Tombs; Tombstones


FIVE VISIONS OF CAPTAIN COOK    Poem Text    
First Line: Cook was a captain of the admiralty
Subject(s): Cook, James (1728-1779)


FIXED IDEAS    Poem Text    
First Line: Ranks of electroplated cubes, dwindling to glitters,


IN A/C WITH GHOSTS    Poem Text    
First Line: You can shuffle and scuffle and scold,
Subject(s): Banks & Banking


NEW MAGIC    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Relationships


SOUTH COUNTRY    Poem Text    
First Line: After the whey-faced anonymity
Subject(s): Landscape; Nature


TALBINGO    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Rivers; Australia


THE NABOB    Poem Text    
First Line: Coming out of india with ten thousand a year
Subject(s): Writing & Writers


TO THE POETRY OF HUGH MCCRAE    Poem Text    
First Line: Uncles who burst on childhood, from the east,
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets


WINTER DAWN    Poem Text    
First Line: At five I wake, rise, rub on the smoking pane
Subject(s): Winter; Morning; Nature