Poems by Maher

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  • Iman 1

    Scorched is the land 'neath where my feet lie,
    where rain burns black in the dark, night sky...

  • Beneath the sun lay blackened crows,
    the only shade in sight...

  • I feel I'm growing older
    as my dark hair starts to grey...

  • Dedicated to my dear friend Sandra, who has fallen...

  • It seems we’re staring at the same wall.
    A blank sheet with all the ink in the world and...

  • Fissure (2) 2

    In the dark, things grow so old.
    With no warmth to be felt...

  • The sky falls neatly on the sand.
    With arms outstretched they beg...

  • There was a time when the sky was blue,
    the air was clear and the dams were full...

  • Rest in Winter's dark,
    it's a long way 'til morning...

  • Colour runs fast when it's not sealed right.
    Night blinds the eye from things that were once...

  • Today, my son, we hunt.
    The flock over yonder will sate our hunger...

  • A train ride home from the city calls on many...
    Sydney is a big place and too busy for dreams...