A Stark White Ring-Barked Forest. All of these appeal to the readers senses and places brilliant visual image(s) in our minds by illuminating the various features of the country, from the perspective of the poems persona. But if it has a small gray body with a white belly, then chances are good that it is one of these 11.
By then, its bark gradually turns stark white. Full, round, open canopies with leaves that almost brush my head at the edges become dense tufts of leaves far above. It became ‘my country’ in mackellar’s first book of poems, the closed door, published in australia in 1911.
Ian Fraser, talking naturally "I Love a Sunburnt Country"
Like other himalayan birch trees, it develops catkins in spring. Ms mackellar continues, even though she does not need to. Core of my heart, my country! Core of my heart, my country!