Rupert Brooke

Warwickshire / England
Rupert Brooke
Warwickshire / England
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Fish, The

Rating: 2.8
In a cool curving world he lies
And ripples with dark ecstasies.
The kind luxurious lapse and steal
Shapes all his universe to feel
And know and be; the clinging stream
Closes his memory, glooms his dream,
Who lips the roots o' the shore, and glides
Superb on unreturning tides.
Those silent waters weave for him
A fluctuant mutable world and dim,
Where wavering masses bulge and gape
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Marbylllooootjvj 13 August 2018
I have no idea what the heck this poem means, my brother got a 99 on a test for this poem only because he guessed corectly! I strongly dislike poetry. Plus you sound it out like Poe-a-tree, that's funny.
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Ashley Day 27 March 2005
I have always loved this poem. It enables me to see and feel the cool quiet world of the fish - from the fish's point of view.
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