Jean Toomer

(26 December 1894 – 30 March 1967 / Washington D.C.)

A Poem From Transatlantic - Poem by Jean Toomer

Stretch sea
Stretch away sea and land
We are following thee
Thy lead is dangerous
And glorius
Stretch thyself and us
And make us live
To mount the ladder of horizons
Until we step upon the radiant plateau.

Comments about A Poem From Transatlantic by Jean Toomer

  • Gold Star - 70,859 Points Gajanan Mishra (5/24/2013 9:15:00 PM)

    mounting the ladder of horizons, good poem really. (Report) Reply

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  • Silver Star - 4,048 Points Kevin Patrick (5/24/2013 12:54:00 AM)

    It conveys the romance of traveling to a new world of adventure, the mystery beyoned the unknowing, short and sweet (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, May 14, 2012

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