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The Orange Tree by John Shaw Neilson

The young girl stood beside me. I Saw not what her young eyes could see: – A light, she said, not of the sky Lives somewhere in the Orange Tree. – Is it, I said, of east or west? The … Continue reading

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My Mother’s God by Geoff Page

My mother’s God has written the best of the protestant proverbs: you make the bed you lie in it; God helps him who helps himself. He tends to shy away from churches, is more to be found in phone calls … Continue reading

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My Country by Dorothea Mackellar

The love of field and coppice, Of green and shaded lanes. Of ordered woods and gardens Is running in your veins, Strong love of grey-blue distance Brown streams and soft dim skies I know but cannot share it, My love … Continue reading

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