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Poem by Emily Pauline Johnson


Good-Bye


    Sounds of the seas grow fainter,
        Sounds of the sands have sped;
    The sweep of gales,
    The far white sails,
        Are silent, spent and dead.

    Sounds of the days of summer
        Murmur and die away,
    And distance hides
    The long, low tides,
        As night shuts out the day.



Emily Pauline Johnson


Emily Pauline Johnson's other poems:
  1. Dawendine
  2. Overlooked
  3. At Crow's Nest Pass
  4. In the Shadows
  5. Canada


Poems of the other poets with the same name:

  • Ralph Emerson Good-Bye ("Good-bye, proud world! I'm going home")
  • Ada Cambridge (Cross) Good-Bye ("Good-bye! Ч 'tis like a churchyard bell Ч good-bye!")

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