Treasure Island

Bliss William Carman

(15 April 1861 – 8 June 1929 / New Brunswick)

A Sea Child


The lover of child Marjory
Had one white hour of life brim full;
Now the old nurse, the rocking sea,
Hath him to lull.
The daughter of child Marjory
Hath in her veins, to beat and run,
The glad indomitable sea,
The strong white sun.

Submitted: Monday, September 13, 2010

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