Songs of the Sea Children

by Bliss Carman




The sun is lord of a manor fair, 
And the earth his garden old, 
Whose dewy beds where he walks at morn 
Flower by flower unfold.

When he goes at night and leaves the stars 

Lit in the trees to shine, 
Blossom by blossom the flowerheads sleep—
And a rosy head by mine.