|George Hussey Earle, Sr.|
Original photo courtesy of Florence Earle Morrisey
"Father" was published in The Independent (15 June 1911), The Unconquered Air (1912) and Poems (1916) Volume II.
HOW should I dream but you were old
Who seemed so strangely wise?
The truth, had I the truth been told,
Had filled me with surprise;
But now that you are gone, alas!
Beyond Death's voiceless sea,
Still, as your birthdays come and pass,
Younger you grow to me.