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Stephan Stephansson

(1853 - 1927 / Iceland)

Poems of Stephan Stephansson

1. Canada 1/1/2004
2. In Wartime 1/1/2004
3. When I Was an Editor 1/1/2004

Canada

It was formerly believed, on a sea-battered shore
though the storm at home blasted,
that in the distant west there still lay lands,
where calm and sun never ended,
for there the good season had found it's retreat
and freedom and compassion - all that is best.

They set no sail, but thought high,
by the ocean they dreaming stood,

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