Pine, Rose and Fleur de Lis

by Susie Frances Harrison


 

THE FLIGHT


 

But enough! Come! Let us go
       To these charmèd hills and plains,
Far from flat Ontario.

Far from ills that towns bestow,
       Far from stocks and shares and drains—

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But enough! Come! Lets us go!

We are tired of style and show,
       Longing for the fresh campaigns,
Far from flat Ontario,

Where the rushing rapids flow,

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       Where the green hill-side enchains—
But enough! Come! Let us go!

Say good-bye to all you know!
       We are bound for new domains,
Far from flat Ontario.

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All the way we mean to row,
       You and I, despising trains—
But enough! Come! Let us go
Far from flat Ontario.

 


 

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