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Sea Poems

Cale Young Rice

Book Overview: 

This is a collection of poems by Cale Young Rice. In this collection, the sea is a recurring theme. The Kentucky poet uses it to express emotions and to paint an atmosphere.

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Book Excerpt: 
. . .The scurf and the clustered green sea-grapes,
Whose trellis is but the rock's bare side,
Whose husbandman but the tide that drapes.
The little sandpiper tilts and picks
His food, on the wet sea-marges hid,
Till sudden a wave comes in and flicks
Him off, then flashes away to bid
Another frighten him—as it did.
O sweet is the world of living things,
And sweet are the mingled sea and shore!
It seems as if I never again
Shall find life ill—as oft before.
[Pg 22] As if my days should come as the clouds
Come yonder—and vanish without wings;
As if all sorrow that ever shrouds
My soul and darkly about it clings
Had lost forever its ravenings.
As if I knew with a deeper sense
That good alone is ultimate;
That never an evil wrought of God
Or man came truly out of hate.
That Better springs from the heart of Worse,
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Community Reviews

I live upon the shore of the Western Sea, often read novels and short stories with nautical backgrounds, and frequently dream of the sea, so it’s natural for me to gravitate toward a volume that promises in its very title several dozen poems about the sea. It is a promise which is fulfilled in this