Robert Browning

(1812-1889 / London / England)

Home Thoughts, From The Sea - Poem by Robert Browning

Nobly, nobly Cape Saint Vincent to the North-west died away;
Sunset ran, one glorious blood-red, reeking into Cadiz Bay;
Bluish 'mid the burning water, full in face Trafalgar lay;
In the dimmest North-east distance dawned Gibraltar grand and grey;
"Here and here did England help me: how can I help England?" -say,
Whoso turns as I, this evening, turn to God to praise and pray,
While Jove's planet rises yonder, silent over Africa.

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  • (6/11/2019 3:02:00 PM)

    Wonderful imagery so I felt the need to visit Cadiz to experience the sunset over Cadiz Bay.Magical! (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003

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