Treasure Island

Herbert Asquith

(11 March 1881 - 5 August 1947 / London, England)

Poems of Herbert Asquith

1. A Dedication 4/30/2012
2. A Ship Sails up to Bideford 4/30/2012
3. After the Salvo 4/30/2012
4. Ares God of War 4/30/2012
5. Fortune of War 4/30/2012
6. Jewels: A Young Man to a Merchant 4/30/2012
7. Love and Humour 4/30/2012
8. NIghtfall 4/30/2012
9. On a Troopship - 1915 4/30/2012
10. Riding 4/30/2012
11. Soldiers at Peace 4/30/2012
12. Sunset 4/30/2012
13. The Bather 4/30/2012
14. The Charioteer 4/30/2012
15. The Fairy Lover 4/30/2012
16. The Fallen Poet 4/30/2012
17. The Fallen Spire [A Flemish Village] 4/30/2012
18. The Fallen Subaltern 1/1/2004
19. The Frowning Cliff 4/30/2012
20. The Ship of Oak 4/30/2012

The Frowning Cliff

The sea has a laugh
And the cliff a frown;
For the laugh of the sea is wearing him down.

Lipping and lapping
Frown as he may,
The laughing sea
Will eat him away;

Knees and body,
And tawny head,
He'll smile at last
On a golden bed.

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