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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.

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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Emily Pauline Johnson

Emily Pauline Johnson Tekahionwake commonly known as E Pauline Johnson or just Pauline Johnson was a Canadian writer and performer popular in the late 19th century Pauline Johnson was notable for her poems and performances that celebrated her aboriginal heritage One such poem is the frequently anthologized The Song My Paddle Sings Her poetry was published in Canada the United States and Great Britain Johnson was one of a generation of widely read writers who began to define a Canadian national literature more…

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