The sea laments The livelong day. Fringing its waste of sand ; Cries back the wind from the whispering shore No words I understand : Yet echoes in my heart a voice, As far, as near, as these The wind that weeps, The solemn surge Of strange and lonely seas.
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- by Walter De la Mare (1873 - 1956), "Echoes", appears in Poems for Children, first published 1930 [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
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