David MacDonald Ross

(1865 / Australia)

David MacDonald Ross Poems

1. The Silent Tide 1/4/2003
2. The Watch On Deck 1/4/2003
3. Autumn 1/4/2003
4. Love's Treasure House 1/4/2003
5. The Dreamer 1/1/2004
6. The Sea To The Shell 1/4/2003
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The Sea To The Shell

The sea, my mother, is singing to me,
   She is singing the old refrain,
Of passion, of love, and of mystery,
   And her world-old song of pain;
Of the mirk midnight and the dazzling day,
That trail their robes o'er the wet sea-way.

The sea, my mother, is singing to me
   With the white foam caught in her hair,
With the seaweed swinging its long arms free,
   To grapple the blown sea air:
The sea, my mother, with billowy swell,
Is telling her tale to the wave-washed shell.

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