I Started Early By Emily Dickinson

I Started Early By Emily Dickinson I started Early – Took my Dog – And visited the Sea – The Mermaids in the Basement Came out to look at me – And Frigates – in the Upper Floor Extended Hempen Hands – Presuming Me to be a Mouse – Aground – upon the Sands – […]

The Sea Rolls Up By Annette Wynne

The Sea Rolls Up By Annette Wynne The sea rolls up upon the land And plays a game along the sand; But when the children want to play The sea just laughs and runs away. Copyright © by the owner. Discover More Poetry

At The Sea-Side By Robert Louis Stevenson

At The Sea-Side By Robert Louis Stevenson When I was down beside the sea A wooden spade they gave to me To dig the sandy shore. My holes were empty like a cup. In every hole the sea came up, Till it could come no more. Copyright © by the owner. Discover More Poetry

The Waves On The Sea-Shore By Aunt Effie

The Waves On The Sea-Shore By Aunt Effie Roll on, roll on, you restless waves, That toss about and roar; Why do you all run back again When you have reached the shore? Roll on, roll on, you noisy waves, Roll higher up the strand; How is it that you cannot pass That line of […]

The Beach By Robert Graves

The Beach By Robert Graves Louder than gulls the little children scream Whom fathers haul into the jovial foam; But others fearlessly rush in, breast high, Laughing the salty water from their mouthes- Heroes of the nursery. The horny boatman, who has seen whales And flying fishes, who has sailed as far As Demerara and […]

Evening On Calais Beach By William Wordsworth

Evening On Calais Beach By William Wordsworth IT is a beauteous evening, calm and free,   The holy time is quiet as a Nun   Breathless with adoration; the broad sun Is sinking down in its tranquillity; The gentleness of heaven broods o’er the sea:          Listen! the mighty Being is awake,   And doth with his eternal motion make A sound like thunder—everlastingly. Dear Child! dear Girl! […]

By The Sea By Elsie Cooper

By The Sea By Elsie Cooper On either hand A sweep of tawny sand With gentle curve extending, smooth and wide, On which bold rocks look down With dark and sullen frown, Slopes out to meet the fast incoming tide. The sunbeams leap And frolic o’er the deep, And where their light is most intensely […]

On The Beach In November By Edward Cracroft LeFroy

On The Beach In November By Edward Cracroft LeFroy My heart’s Ideal, that somewhere out of sight Art beautiful and gracious and alone,— Haply, where blue Saronic waves are blown On shores that keep some touch of old delight,— How welcome is thy memory, and how bright, To one who watches over leagues of stone […]

A Thought On The Sea-Shore By John Newton

A Thought On The Sea-Shore By John Newton In ev’ry object here I seeSomething, O Lord, that leads to thee:Firm as the rocks thy promise stands,Thy mercies countless as the sands,Thy love a sea immensely wide,Thy grace an ever-flowing tide.In ev’ry object here I seeSomething, my heart, that points at theeHard as the rocks that […]