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Greeting

Language: English

Over the wave-patterned sea-floor
Over the long sunburnt ridge of the world,
I bid the winds seek you.
I bid them cry to you
Night and morning
A name you loved once;
I bid them bring to you
Dreams, and strange imaginings, and sleep.


First published in Poetry, June 1917.

Submitted by Emily Ezust

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Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:56
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