by Robert Louis Stevenson (1850 - 1894)

The Far‑Farers
Language: English 
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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Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:01
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