Patrick Scott Hogg

Rookie - 53 Points (Galloway, SW SCOTLAND UK)

****** The Sea - Poem by Patrick Scott Hogg

When worldly cares and woes beguile
Take me to the Sea a while
There in silken splendour deep
Gather peace a heart to keep.

When my genial spirits fail
I watch the Sea in wildest gale
Awe inspired in darkest night
Nature’s blast in all her might.

To sail upon the blue-green wave
Where Sirens call the sailor’s grave
Held within her cradled arm
Respect the sea or come to harm.

Comments about ****** The Sea by Patrick Scott Hogg

  • Spiritual Seeker (1/25/2012 3:50:00 PM)

    love this poem greatly...the sea that often inspired. great 10. (Report)Reply

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  • Marci Made (5/11/2007 11:17:00 PM)

    Yes! The Sea, it is my most favorite place to be. I love it when it's calm and smooth and I love it when its righteousness explodes. In my next life I will live by the sea and never will there be a stormy day for me.....I even know which Island I will pick to live on way beyond forever. A most excellent poem! ~~~~marci. :) (Report)Reply

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  • Not a member No 4 (5/9/2007 3:33:00 PM)

    Sound advice on every level, rhythmically and lyrically expressed. I'm sure I must know you...? jim (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, May 8, 2007

Poem Edited: Wednesday, February 23, 2011

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