Lizette Woodworth Reese Sea Poems

  • 1.
    Brother of mine, good monk with cowlëd head,
    Walled from that world which thou hast long since fled,
    And pacing thy green close beyond the sea,
    I send my heart to thee.
    ...
  • 2.
    This is the house where I was bred:
    The wind blows through it without stint,
    The wind bitten by the roadside mint;
    Here brake I loaf, here climbed to bed.
    ...
  • 3.
    Snatch the departing mood;
    Make yours its emptying reed, and pipe us still
    Faith in the time, faith in our common blood,
    Faith in the least of good:
    ...
  • 4.
    Brother of mine, good monk with cowlëd head,
    Walled from that world which thou hast long since fled,
    And pacing thy green close beyond the sea,
    I send my heart to thee.
    ...
  • 5.
    Such special sweetness was about
    That day God sent you here,
    I knew the lavender was out,
    And it was mid of year.
    ...
  • 6.
    Break forth, break forth, O Sudbury town,
    And bid your yards be gay
    Up all your gusty streets and down,
    For Lydia comes to-day!
    ...
  • 7.
    An English lad, who, reading in a book,
    A ponderous, leathern thing set on his knee,
    Saw the broad violet of the Egean Sea
    Lap at his feet as it were village brook.
    ...
  • 8.
    There's never a rose upon the bush,
    And never a bud on any tree;
    In wood and field nor hint nor sign
    Of one green thing for you or me.
    ...
Total 8 Sea Poems by Lizette Woodworth Reese

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