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William Ernest Henley

Gloucester / England
William Ernest Henley
Gloucester / England
Tuesday, December 16, 2014

With Strawberries We Filled A Tray Comments

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WITH strawberries we filled a tray,
And then we drove away, away
Along the links beside the sea,

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William Ernest Henley
COMMENTS
John S 21 November 2020
An iambic tetrameter meter usually flows nicely, but this poem flows particularly well; “Along the links beside the sea, Where wave and wind were light and free, ” flows so well rhythmically you could almost rap this poem over a beat. The alliteration works well: “the shadowy sail, silent and grey, stole like a ghost across the bay.” The two word line “and strawberries” provides a nice pause to the smoothly flowing poem.
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Juhaina Tumlu 28 August 2020
Wow But none could hear me ask my fee, And none could know what came to be. Can sweethearts all their thirst allay
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