To George Sterling (4)

By Henry Dumont

Song's ocean sands thy passing keels have strewn
With lustrous gems, from islands far away,
Which shake their splendid hues on wave and dune,
And set a jewelled pathway through the spray;

And we, who love to wander on the shore
Of Song's great sea, shall treasure every stone
Upon the strand as precious, priceless ore
Washed from some barque of dreams to seaward blown.

A Golden Fancy and Other Poems. Boston: Chapple Publishing Company, Ltd, 1910. Pg 87