ivor or ivor.e hogg

Rookie (7/4/1934 / Hebburn.Co Durham U.K)

Solace For M Lady Helen Unknown - Poem by ivor or ivor.e hogg

The surging tides that ebb and flow
I watch them come I watch them go.

The rolling waters of the sea,
have freedom now denied to me.
But she still calls me constantly.

My only mistress was the sea
‘til I asked you to marry me.
The only way you would agree
I must say farewell to the sea.

I turned my back upon the sea
settled ashore reluctantly.
My love for you has anchored me.
You feared it understandably
but I still miss her terribly.

I watch the boats go out to sea
where in my heart I long to be.
I’ve done all that you asked of me
.Its only when we disagree
That I come here unhappily
to seek the solace of the sea.

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Comments about Solace For M Lady Helen Unknown by ivor or ivor.e hogg

  • Ann Beard (4/14/2008 3:04:00 AM)

    Lovely Ivor. There is always much more than is admitted to. regards Ann. (Report) Reply

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  • (4/13/2008 10:02:00 PM)

    Beautiful imagery and a sense of regret and melancholy...Coach (Report) Reply

  • (4/13/2008 8:05:00 PM)

    Very very touching poem Ivor! Great write for sure! ! *10*! !
    Best regards, Friend Thad
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Poem Submitted: Sunday, April 13, 2008

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