Along the line of smoky hills
And all the day the blue-jay calls
Now by the brook the maple leans,
And all the sumachs on the hills
Now, by great marshes wrapt in mist,
Throughout the long still autumn day
-- William Wilfred Campbell (1860-1919)
Born at Kitchener, Campbell was known as
the poet of the Great Lakes.
He was the author of Lake Lyrics, 1889.