‘Wattle Trees’ by Denis Kevans

Photo: © Paul Cosgrave Photography Canberra-born Denis Kevans (1939–2005) was a poet, songwriter and performer.

Wattle Trees

The wattle trees are brandishing their many shades of gold

The blizzards of the mountains crack the granite, with their cold,

They roar across the mountains, like a wave across the sea

And the yellow-foaming wattle keeps the love alight in me.


Denis Kevans