John McCrae

(30 November 1872 – 28 January 1918 / Guelph, Ontario)

John McCrae Quotes

    The Captain




    Here all the day she swings from tide to tide,
    Here all night long she tugs a rusted chain,
    A masterless hulk that was a ship of pride,
    Yet unashamed: her memories remain.

    It was Nelson in the `Captain', Cape St. Vincent far alee,