Dora Sigerson Shorter

(1866-1918 / Ireland)

Dora Sigerson Shorter Poems

1. A Fantasy 9/29/2010
2. The Watcher in the Wood 9/29/2010
3. A Ballad Of Marjorie 9/29/2010
4. The Sinking Ship 9/29/2010
5. The Fairy Thorn-Tree 9/29/2010
6. A Ballad Of The Wailing Ghost 9/29/2010
7. The Little Brother 9/29/2010
8. A Child’s Song 9/29/2010
9. At Pompeii 9/29/2010
10. A Lost Flower 9/29/2010
11. My Lady’s Slipper 9/29/2010
12. The Dead Wife 9/29/2010
13. The Golden Apple 9/29/2010
14. The Guardian Angels 9/29/2010
15. The Poisoned Arrow 9/29/2010
16. The Wild Geese 9/29/2010
17. The Scallop Shell 9/29/2010
18. The Three Trees 9/29/2010
19. The Mountain Maid 9/29/2010
20. The Defenders 9/29/2010

A Ballad Of Marjorie

'What ails you that you look so pale,
O fisher of the sea?'
''Tis for a mournful tale I own,
Fair maiden Marjorie.'
'What is the dreary tale to tell,
O toiler of the sea?'
'I cast my net into the waves,
Sweet maiden Marjorie.
'I cast my net into the tide,

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