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A Ballad Of Marjorie

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'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,
Before I made for home;
Too heavy for my hands to raise,
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COMMENTS
Edward Kofi Louis 21 June 2015
Sweet maiden, sweet love. Nice work.
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Francie Lynch 20 April 2014
Nothing like a good narrative poem. I prefer Lord Randal[ but this has a nice twist. The allusions are good.
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Besa Dede 22 April 2012
What a beautiful ballad and ode to lost love! Very impressive writing technique. ~Besa
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