James Reeves


The Sea - Poem by James Reeves

The sea is a hungry dog,
Giant and grey.
He rolls on the beach all day.
With his clashing teeth and shaggy jaws
Hour upon hour he gnaws
The rumbling, tumbling stones,
And 'Bones, bones, bones, bones! '
The giant sea-dog moans,
Licking his greasy paws.

And when the night wind roars
And the moon rocks in the stormy cloud,
He bounds to his feet and snuffs and sniffs,
Shaking his wet sides over the cliffs,
And howls and hollos long and loud.

But on quiet days in May or June,
When even the grasses on the dune
Play no more their reedy tune,
With his head between his paws
He lies on the sandy shores,
So quiet, so quiet, he scarcely snores.


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  • (11/28/2018 12:37:00 PM)

    I think it's a good poem and uses very descriptive verbs and helps the reader visualize the stanzas. (Report) Reply

  • (11/2/2018 11:21:00 PM)

    nice poem he is a good poet (Report) Reply

  • (10/29/2018 1:31:00 PM)

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  • (10/28/2018 7:27:00 AM)

    its in school we took it its nice but i did not understand why he said the sea is a hungry dog why? but its nice \ (Report) Reply

  • (9/20/2018 1:00:00 PM)

    I learnt this in school (Report) Reply

  • (9/20/2018 12:59:00 PM)

    It's really great (Report) Reply

  • (9/20/2018 3:20:00 AM)

    It is so boring
    So stupid
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    (1/10/2019 11:48:00 AM)

    It is actually a good poem

  • (9/5/2018 2:44:00 AM)

    anyone know when this poem was written? (Report) Reply

  • (8/2/2018 7:39:00 PM)

    This poem actually sucks I picked it because it was the only poem I could pick in 2 seconds without a detention. The writer James Reeves isn't creative or imaginative and should be locked up for being an egg if he isn't dead already (Report) Reply

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    (11/2/2018 4:12:00 AM)

    u r very disrespectful and mean..... what if he is a millionaire.... what would u do then... and fortnite sucks it always has and it always will... and no u cannot eat skin and rubbing cactus on u is weird and u do not eat dogs........ and MARTIN u r a child abuser that is just wrong...

    (11/2/2018 4:12:00 AM)

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    (10/22/2018 10:17:00 PM)

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, February 3, 2008



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