Songs of the Wind on a Southern Shore, and other Poems of Florida

by George E. Merrick


Additional Information
  • Year Published: 1920
  • Language: English
  • Country of Origin: United States of America
  • Source: Merrick, G. E. (1920). Songs of the wind on a southern shore, and other poems of florida. The Four Seas Publishing Co.
  • Readability:
    • Flesch–Kincaid Level: 7.2
  • Word Count: 79
  • Genre: Poetry
  • Keywords: florida stories, poetry
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From the treacherous coralline lips
  That pant for prey,
The life of a thousand ships
  They guide alway.

On the course of one vessel I know
  Shines only—one:
Yet the gleam of all others’ may fade or may go;
  —Mine, changes none.

The glow that it throws finds the near; or the far
  Wide wasting through.
Your love and your faith its keepers are:
  Its light is—You.