Poems by George E. Merrick (1886 - 1942)

George Edgar Merrick was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and moved to Miami when he was 12. He became a real estate developer. In the 1920s he planned and built the city of Coral Gables in Florida. Coral Gables was one of the first major planned communities in the USA. He published one book of poetry, "Songs of the Wind on a Southern Shore, and other Poems of Florida".