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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    it was a very describing poem
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    I find it weird, like i don't understand it😂
    Wouldn't say it's bad tho
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  • Somebody (4/29/2020 3:47:00 AM)

    It’s good but boring(Report)Reply

    fracis(5/6/2020 3:59:00 AM)

    very entertaining poem

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  • Raven (4/21/2020 7:33:00 AM)

    I think the poem is good because he is using
    his amagination for the poem. I am being honest I actually like it.
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Poem Submitted: Sunday, February 3, 2008