Robert Louis Stevenson

(1850-1894 / Edinburgh / Scotland)

The Far-Farers

Poem by Robert Louis Stevenson

THE broad sun,
The bright day:
White sails
On the blue bay:
The far-farers
Draw away.

Light the fires
And close the door.
To the old homes,
To the loved shore,
The far-farers
Return no more.

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 31, 2002

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