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Poem by Sidney Lanier


My soul is like the oar that momently
Dies in a desperate stress beneath the wave,
Then glitters out again and sweeps the sea:
Each second IТm new-born from some new grave.

Sidney Lanier

Sidney Lanier's other poems:
  1. Nilsson
  2. The Wedding
  3. Thou and I
  4. A Florida Ghost
  5. A Sea-Shore Grave. To M. J. L.

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