Poems from The Full Dress
The poem below is an extract from Fredy Neptune (see Bibliography). "Mt. Wellington and Hobart Town from Kangaroo Point" is by John Glover, c.1831-33 (detail: click to see full painting).
Other Poems from The Full Dress
From Fredy Neptune
You have to pray with a whole heart, says my inner man to me,
and you haven't got one. Can I get one?
Forgive the Aborigines. What have I got to forgive?
They never hurt me! For being on our conscience.