The moon is cold over the sand-dunes And the clumps of sea grasses flow and glitter. The thin chime of my watch tells the quarter after midnight; And still I hear nothing But the windy beating of the sea.
- by Amy Lowell (1874 - 1925), "Shore grass", appears in Pictures of the Floating World, first published 1919 [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
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