John Masefield

Herefordshire / England
John Masefield
Herefordshire / England
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Sea Fever

Rating: 4.0

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Nigel Norton 11 February 2016
best read when standing at the harbour looking out to sea...
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Nishant Sharma 16 April 2015
This poem is so energetic. Gotta do something. Gotta do something.
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Sandra Feldman 19 January 2015
Blows up my emotional thermometer. I love this poem soooo much.
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Sandra Feldman 19 January 2015
My all time favorite Nautical. It has the smell and the sound of the Sea. All its attraction and Beauty!
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Roy Jillings 07 January 2015
I learned this and other poems whilst at Secondary School (1952-1956). This was one of the poems that our Eng. Lit. Teacher enjoyed reading to us, so we could get the meter of how to read poetry. The audio of this poem is PATHETIC, so just read it how you like it to be read.
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Thomas Vaughan Jones 19 January 2014
A brilliant piece of writing. A sailor's poem by a sailor. A sailor who was a Poet Laureat. There's hope for us all yet.
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Terence George Craddock 19 January 2013
Even though this poem could not be published because of Copyright laws, we have read this alluring poem so often, that it is written into memory heart and soul; we also have a tall ship and a star to steer her by.
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Sara Fielder 19 January 2012
A must read for all sailors. This poem defines how we feel so perfectly. If you ARE a sailor please read Ode to Diana.
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Esmenio Galera 31 December 2011
Well, I like the poem for its melody. I could feel the happiness of a sailor who goes to the sea because of a call of duty and love of sailing.
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Elisabeth Bowman 07 May 2010
This is my favourite EVER poem! ! :) It was my great-grandfather's favourite too. He taught it to my gran and her siblings when she was a kid, and when he died they had the line 'and a quiet sleep and a sweet dream' engraved on his headstone.
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