Posted by: W. E. Poplaski | July 14, 2008


by Lucy Maud Montgomery (1874 – 1942) .


The Bridal


Last night a pale young Moon was wed

Unto the amorous, eager Sea;

Her maiden veil of mist she wore

His kingly purple vesture, he.


With her a bridal train of stars                                        5

Walked sisterly through shadows dim,

And, master minstrel of the world,

The great Wind sang the marriage hymn.


Thus came she down the silent sky

Unto the Sea her faith to plight,                                  10

And the grave priest who wedded them

Was ancient, sombre-mantled Night.



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