Drifting with the tide

Brightly gleams the radiant banners of the sunlight

Author: Ida M. Budd
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Ida M. Budd

Ida M. Budd was born in 1859 in a log cabin in Saginaw County, Michigan. When she was three years old her parents moved to Milford, Michigan. She loved nature and books. She decided to be a school teacher, receiving her teaching certificate when she was fifteen. Her first poem was published in 1881. She is known for her poems for children. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

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First Line: Brightly gleams the radiant banners of the sunlight
Title: Drifting with the tide
Author: Ida M. Budd
Refrain First Line: Drifting, only drifting, on the ocean wild and wide
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