Robert Lowell

Boston / United States
Robert Lowell
Boston / United States
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Water

Rating: 4.3
It was a Maine lobster town—
each morning boatloads of hands
pushed off for granite
quarries on the islands,

and left dozens of bleak
white frame houses stuck
like oyster shells
on a hill of rock,
and below us, the sea lapped
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Monday, November 24, 2014
Topic(s) of this poem: water
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Aftab Alam Khursheed 24 November 2014
Beautifully expressed-We wished our two souls might return like gulls to the rock. In the end, the water was too cold for us thank you so much
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Aftab Alam Khursheed 24 November 2014
Beautifully expressed-We wished our two souls might return like gulls to the rock. In the end, the water was too cold for us thank you so much
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