Some verse for the weekend and a link to Macquarie Lighthouse and its history.
LINES WRITTEN IN VIEW OF SOUTH HEAD LIGHT-HOUSE
Behold, on yonder cliff, a beacon shines
Whose torch-light thus a brilliant blaze displays;
It shines to guide the sun-tossed mariner
Across his trackless, rough, and watery ways.
Bush is the star of sweet celestial Hope
That through the shades of mortal woe, beams bright
And helps the good man o’er life’s troubled sea
To happy regions of eternal light
Thursday July 12, 1827 E O’S