Trumbull Stickney Sea Poems

  • 1.
    These are my murmur-laden shells that keep
    A fresh voice tho' the years be very gray.
    The wave that washed their lips and tuned their lay
    Is gone, gone with the faded ocean sweep,
    ...
  • 2.
    Leave him now quiet by the way
    To rest apart.
    I know what draws him to the dust alway
    And churns him in the builder's lime:
    ...
  • 3.
    There lies a somnolent lake
    Under a noiseless sky,
    Where never the mornings break
    Nor the evenings die.
    ...
  • 4.
    Alone on Lykaion since man hath been
    Stand on the height two columns, where at rest
    Two eagles hewn of gold sit looking East
    Forever; and the sun goes down between.
    ...
  • 5.
    Only once more and not again--the larches
    Shake to the wind their echo, "Not again,"--
    We see, below the sky that over-arches
    Heavy and blue, the plain
    ...
  • 6.
    I used to think
    The mind essential in the body, even
    As stood the body essential in the mind:
    Two inseparable things, by nature equal
    ...
  • 7.
    By such an all-embalming summer day
    As sweetens now among the mountain pines
    Down to the cornland yonder and the vines,
    To where the sky and sea are mixed in gray,
    ...
  • 8.
    And, the last day being come, Man stood alone
    Ere sunrise on the world's dismantled verge,
    Awaiting how from everywhere should urge
    The Coming of the Lord. And, behold, none
    ...
Total 8 Sea Poems by Trumbull Stickney

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