Carmelita Naomi Roamer lived in South Africa with her husband Naty.

Her son, daughter-in-law, and two grand-children live in Sydney, Australia.

This book is a selection of her poems written over the last twenty years.


To the girls I love
Rosalie, Sandra, Julie and especially
Alexandra and Stephanie

To my husband, Naty:
Love, respect, admiration and gratitude
for your loyalty and support


To Duncan:
The son who stretched the frontiers
of a mother’s most cherished dreams

Carmelita Naomi Roamer
April 1996