SUBJECT: The poet is writing about how Australia is not just a chunk of land, but a land filled with beautiful surroundings and creatures. The poet uses poetic devices such as personification to personifies Australia’s natural beauty. She uses lines like “her pit less blue sky” and “I love her jewel-sea”. Dorothy also gives Australia more meaning by using the line “her beauty and her terror”.
Using this language it helps the reader understand all Australia has to offer and just how unique the country’s land is. The whole poems intention is to show her love and appreciation of Australia and all it has to offer.