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POEM FOR PICTURE: TO AN OIL PAINTING BY WINSLOW HOMER (DRIFTWOOD), by            
First Line: Water of sea-green
Last Line: It one time knew in its lost youth.
Subject(s): Driftwood; Homer, Winslow (1836-1910); Paintings & Painters


Water of sea-green,
Lift up your white fingers of sea-foam
And cast this broken mast upon the shore.
It was once, you know,
One of a fleet that made
A dense forest upon your watery hills.
And now in tenderness,
You cast it upon the rocky shores
It one time knew in its lost youth.





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