Gillian Clarke

(1937 / Cardiff / United Kingdom)

Gillian Clarke Poems

1. Blue Hydrangeas, September 5/14/2015
2. Pheidippedes' Daughter 6/24/2015
3. In the reading room 11/11/2016
4. Polar 11/11/2016
5. Six bells 11/11/2016
6. Flood 12/10/2015
7. The Titanic 9/19/2015
Best Poem of Gillian Clarke

The Titanic

Under the ocean where water falls
over the decks and tilted walls
where the sea come knocking at the great ship's door,
the band still plays
to the drum of the waves,
to the drum of the waves.

Down in the indigo depths of the sea
the white shark waltzes gracefully
down the water stairways, across the ballroom floor
where the cold shoals flow
and ghost dancers go,
ghost dancers go.

Their dresses are frayed, their shoes are lost.
their jewels and beads and bones are tossed
into the sand, all turned to stone,
as they sing in the ...

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