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THE TORCH.

ON my northwest coast in the midst of the night, a
fishermen's group stands watching;
Out on the lake, expanding before them, others are
spearing salmon;
The canoe, a dim and shadowy thing, moves across the
black water,
Bearing a Torch a-blaze at the prow.

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