The author is getting older and he is thinking about his past and the things that he didn't get to do when was younger
The man is sitting by the sea and he is thinking about memories he had as a young boy. His lost youth is after spending time in the military, he saw things a boy could not imagine, things that one should never see. And returning to his childhood home, it brings back the memories of his youth. When times were good.
Point of View: 1st Figurative Language: Personification : the song: it murmurs and whispers still
Peaceful, calm , sad
It goes from calm to death and battle cry. It shows his good memories and bad memories of his past, and though so emotional, his past and youth was full of so much more.
“a boy's will is the winds will” A persons will, will always allow them to move forward and take them where ever the wind may carry them.