Dirge

Original Text: 
The Complete Poetical Works of William Gay , ed. J. Glen Oliphant (Melbourne: Thomas C. Lothian, 1911): 72. Internet Archive; Sydney Electronic Text and Image Service (SETIS), digital text sponsored by AustLit: http://setis.library.usyd.edu.au/oztexts
3And over her grave the icy stars
8    And cloudless are the skies.

Notes

1] cauld: cold. snaws: snows Back to Line
2] blaws: blows. muirland: moorland. win': wind Back to Line
4] abune: above. Back to Line
5] braw: brave, fine. Back to Line
6] lo'ed: loved. Back to Line
7] saftly: softly. simmer: summer. Back to Line
Publication Start Year: 
1894
RPO poem Editors: 
Cameron La Follette
RPO Edition: 
2011
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