- 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.
- Flesch–Kincaid Level: 7.2
- Word Count: 49
Merrick, G. (1920). “Love Afar”. Songs of the Wind on a Southern Shore, and other Poems of Florida (Lit2Go Edition). Retrieved August 22, 2014, from
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George E. Merrick, "“Love Afar”," Songs of the Wind on a Southern Shore, and other Poems of Florida, Lit2Go Edition, (1920), accessed August 22, 2014,.
High—so High—the Moon floats by —
Pine and Palm to cloudless sky
Reach up—with plaintive croon.
Far—so Far—those dear eyes are—
Moon and Star!—to Her a-far
Take now my heart’s one tune.