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

by George E. Merrick

“Gulfstorm Song”

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: 68
  • Genre: Poetry
  • Keywords: florida stories, poetry
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Mother,—to thee!
Great gulf-combers rolling:
Ghost reef-bells low tolling:—
Dark storm-sweeping roar descends around me.
Like childish arms clinging,
My thoughts now are winging,
Mother,—to thee.

Mother,—as thine!
Old faith, new abounding,
Drowns surges’ resounding;
—All—must be well if by Master design.
...Faith—greater, recalling,—
Through Life-storms befalling,—
Mother,—that’s thine.