Andrew Burke’s poems on this website

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A new page has been added to this website, to the OTHER POETS & POEMS section. It contains eight fine poems by Andrew Burke, along with some biographical and bibliographical information about this highly regarded Australian poet. Have a gander here!

Here is an exquisite poems to arouse your interest:


There are prayers
that rise
from our wind chimes

as we sit
in veranda shade

smoke rises
from the hills
around us

Alice cannot keep
all her songs
inside her

So she gently hums
not to interrupt
our worrying

         © Andrew Burke
          from Mother Waits for Father Late

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