David MacDonald Ross (1865 / Australia)
Biography of David MacDonald Ross
David MacDonald Ross was an Australian poet of the 19th century.
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The Silent Tide
I heard Old Ocean raise her voice and cry,
In that still hour between the night and day;
I saw the answering tides, green robed and gray,
Turn to her with a low contented sigh;
Marching with silent feet they passed me by,
For the white moon had taught them to obey,
And scarce a wavelet broke in fretful spray,
As they went forth to kiss the stooping sky.