Robert Southey

(1774 - 1843 / Bristol / England)

Robert Southey Poems

1. A Ballad, Shewing How An Old Woman Rode Double, And Who Rode Before Her 4/8/2010
2. After Blenheim 4/8/2010
3. Ariste 1/3/2003
4. Birth-Day Ode 01 1/1/2004
5. Birth-Day Ode 02 1/1/2004
6. Birth-Day Ode 03 1/1/2004
7. Botany Bay Eclogues 02 - Elinor 1/1/2004
8. Botany Bay Eclogues 03 - Humphrey And William 1/1/2004
9. Botany Bay Eclogues 05 - Frederic 1/1/2004
10. Donica - A Ballad 1/1/2004
11. English Eclogues I - The Old Mansion-House 4/8/2010
12. English Eclogues Ii - The Grandmother's Tale 4/8/2010
13. English Eclogues Iii - The Funeral 4/8/2010
14. English Eclogues Iv - The Sailor's Mother 4/8/2010
15. English Eclogues V - The Witch 4/8/2010
16. English Eclogues Vi - The Ruined Cottage 4/8/2010
17. Go, Valentine 1/3/2003
18. God's Judgment On A Wicked Bishop 1/3/2003
19. Henry The Hermit 4/8/2010
20. High In The Air Exposed 1/3/2003
21. His Books 1/4/2003
22. Hold Your Mad Hands 1/3/2003
23. Hymn To The Penates 1/1/2004
24. Inchcape Rock 1/3/2003
25. Inscription 01 - For A Tablet At Godstow Nunnery 1/1/2004
26. Inscription 02 - For A Column At Newbury 1/1/2004
27. Inscription 03 - For A Cavern That Overlooks The River Avon 1/1/2004
28. Inscription 04 - For The Apartment In Chepstow-Castle 1/1/2004
29. Inscription 05 - For A Monument At Silbury-Hill 1/1/2004
30. Inscription 06 - For A Monument In The New Forest 1/1/2004
31. Inscription 07 - For A Tablet On The Banks Of A Stream 1/1/2004
32. Inscription 08 - For The Cenotaph At Ermenonville 1/1/2004
33. Jaspar 4/8/2010
34. Lord William 4/8/2010
35. Mary - A Ballad 1/1/2004
36. Metrical Letter, Written From London. 4/8/2010
37. Musings On A Landscape Of Gaspar Poussin 1/1/2004
38. My Days Among The Dead Are Past 1/3/2003
39. Ode Written On The First Of December 1/1/2004
40. Ode Written On The First Of January 1/1/2004
Best Poem of Robert Southey

Inchcape Rock

No stir in the air, no stir in the sea,
The Ship was still as she could be;
Her sails from heaven received no motion,
Her keel was steady in the ocean.

Without either sign or sound of their shock,
The waves flow’d over the Inchcape Rock;
So little they rose, so little they fell,
They did not move the Inchcape Bell.

The Abbot of Aberbrothok
Had placed that bell on the Inchcape Rock;
On a buoy in the storm it floated and swung,
And over the waves its warning rung.

When the Rock was hid by the surge’s swell,
The Mariners heard the ...

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Winter

A wrinkled crabbed man they picture thee,
Old Winter, with a rugged beard as grey
As the long moss upon the apple-tree;
Blue-lipt, an icedrop at thy sharp blue nose,
Close muffled up, and on thy dreary way
Plodding alone through sleet and drifting snows.
They should have drawn thee by the high-heapt hearth,
Old Winter! seated in thy great armed chair,
Watching the children at their Christmas mirth;

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