Category Archive: Famous Poets

Blog posts that contain bio's or poetry by famous poets.

Apr 11

Famous Poem: The Sea Took Pity

The Sea Took Pity The sea took pity: it interposed with doom: ‘I have tall daughters dear that heed my hand: Let Winter wed one, sow them in her womb, And she shall child them on the New-world strand.’ by Gerard Manley Hopkins

Apr 09

Famous Poem: A Sea Child

A Sea Child The lover of child Marjory Had one white hour of life brim full; Now the old nurse, the rocking sea, Hath him to lull. The daughter of child Marjory Hath in her veins, to beat and run, The glad indomitable sea, The strong white sun. By Bliss Carman

Apr 08

Famous Poem: Seaweed

Seaweed When descends on the Atlantic       The gigantic Storm-wind of the equinox, Landward in his wrath he scourges       The toiling surges, Laden with seaweed from the rocks:   From Bermuda’s reefs; from edges       Of sunken ledges, In some far-off, bright Azore; From Bahama, and the dashing,       Silver-flashing Surges of San Salvador;   From the tumbling …

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Apr 06

Famous Poem: The Sea to the Shore

The Sea to the Shore Lo, I have loved thee long, long have I yearned and entreated! Tell me how I may win thee, tell me how I must woo. Shall I creep to thy white feet, in guise of a humble lover ? Shall I croon in mild petition, murmuring vows anew ? Shall …

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Apr 05

Famous Poem: The Sea And the Hills

The Sea And the Hills Who hath desired the Sea? — the sight of salt wind-hounded — The heave and the halt and the hurl and the crash of the comber win hounded? The sleek-barrelled swell before storm, grey, foamless, enormous, and growing — Stark calm on the lap of the Line or the crazy-eyed …

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