Explore Poems GO!

The North Sea Patrol

Rating: 2.0

1914-18 -- Sea Warfare


Where the East wind is brewed fresh and fresh every morning,
And the balmy night-breezes blow straight from the Pole,
I heard a Destroyer sing: "What an enjoya-
ble life does one lead on the North Sea Patrol!

"To blow things to bits is our business (and Fritz's),
Which means there are mine-fields wherever you stroll.

Unless you've particular wish to die quick, you'll a-
Read More

READ THIS POEM IN OTHER LANGUAGES
COMMENTS OF THE POEM