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

by George E. Merrick

“After the Hurricane”

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: 32
  • Genre: Poetry
  • Keywords: florida stories, poetry
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Gray-purple dusk behind the wrath-swept hill:—
An out-limned broken oak; black,—lone:—once tall.
Drear tragic figure,—bowed by awful Will—
Transfixed against the fading fateful pall.