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I am fever'd with the sunset
I am fever'd with the sunset,
I am fretful with the bay,
For the wander-thirst is on me,
And my soul is in Cathay.
There's a schooner in the offing,
With her topsails shot with fire,
And my heart has gone aboard her
For the Islands of Desire.
I must forth again to-morrow!
With the sunset I must be
Hull down on the trail of rapture
In the wonder of the sea.
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