Shaw Neilson

Early twentieth century Australian poet

John Shaw Neilson (22 February 187212 May 1942), was an Australian poet.

John Shaw Neilson

QuotesEdit

  • 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.
    • Ballad and Lyrical Poems (1923), "The Orange Tree"

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