Poems about the ocean by famous poets

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As such, the poem captures the bewitching fascination the sea Spenser is more famous for writing the vast (and unfinished) epic poem The.

The Surfer - Poem by Judith Wright

He thrust his joy against the weight of the sea; climbed through, slid under those long banks of foam-- hawthorn hedges in spring, thorns in the face stinging. How his brown strength drove through the hollow and coil of green-through weirs of water! Muscle of arm thrust down long muscle of water; and swimming so, went out of sight where mortal, masterful, frail, the gulls went wheeling in air as he in water, with delight. Turn home, the sun goes down; swimmer, turn home. Last leaf of gold vanishes from the sea-curve.

What are the greatest sea poems? This line poem is often considered an elegy, since it appears to be spoken by an old sailor looking back on his life and preparing for death. He discusses the solitariness of a life on the waves, the cold, the danger, and the hardships. As such, the poem captures the bewitching fascination the sea holds for us, but also its darker, more unpredictable side. Ezra Pound produced a loose translation of the poem in the early twentieth century. One day I wrote her name upon the strand, But came the waves and washed it away: Again I wrote it with a second hand, But came the tide, and made my pains his prey.

A collection of the all-time best famous Ocean poems by history's most popular famous poets. Read and share poems from this select list of the best famous.
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1. The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Death has reared himself a throne In a strange city lying alone Far down within the dim West, Where the good and the bad and the worst and the best Have gone to their eternal rest. There shrines and palaces and towers Time-eaten towers that tremble not! Resemble nothing that is ours. Around, by lifting winds forgot, Resignedly beneath the sky The melancholy waters he. No rays from the holy heaven come down On the long night-time of that town; But light from out the lurid sea Streams up the turrets silently- Gleams up the pinnacles far and free- Up domes- up spires- up kingly halls- Up fanes- up Babylon-like walls- Up shadowy long-forgotten bowers Of sculptured ivy and stone flowers- Up many and many a marvellous shrine Whose wreathed friezes intertwine The viol, the violet, and the vine. Resignedly beneath the sky The melancholy waters lie. So blend the turrets and shadows there That all seem pendulous in air, While from a proud tower in the town Death looks gigantically down.

Here is a collection of the all-time best famous Ocean poems. This is a select list of the best famous Ocean poetry. Reading, writing, and enjoying famous Ocean poetry as well as classical and contemporary poems is a great past time. These top poems are the best examples of ocean poems. Search and read the best famous Ocean poems, articles about Ocean poems, poetry blogs, or anything else Ocean poem related using the PoetrySoup search engine at the top of the page. You have an ad blocker!


  1. Dayanira R. says:

    Famous Ocean Poems / Ocean Verses

  2. Liz C. says:

    Poems about ocean. You can read the best ocean poems. Browse through all ocean poems.

  3. Crystal55 says:

    Sea Poems and Poetry

  4. Kassim A. says:

    The ocean has had a very significant role in poetry since the dawn of poetry itself. It's easy to see why. The ocean both wild and calm.

  5. Marziabo V. says:

    Apostrophe To The Ocean Poem by George Gordon Byron - Poem Hunter

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