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Tables of Contents for Poems of the Sea
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Foreword
11
4
SEA-FEVER
``Exultation is the going''
15
1
Emily Dickinson
Sea Longing
16
1
Sara Teasdale
The Return
17
2
Algernon Charles Swinburne
Mana of the Sea
19
1
D. H. Lawrence
Seafarer
20
1
William Carlos Williams
Exiled
21
2
Edna St. Vincent Millay
Sea-fever
23
4
John Masefield
THE CALL OF THE DEEP
From Paradise Lost, Book VII
27
2
John Milton
From Childe Harold's Pilgrimage
29
3
George Gordon
Lord Byron
From Queen Mab
32
1
Percy Bysshe Shelley
On the Sea
33
1
John Keats
The Sea Limits
34
2
Dante Gabriel Rossetti
By the Sea
36
1
Christina Rossetti
Man and Sea
37
1
Charles Baudelaire
The Sea
38
1
Paul Valery
The Sound of the Sea
39
1
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Voyages, II
40
2
Hart Crane
Full Fathom Five
42
5
Sylvia Plath
STORM AND CALM
From The Storm
47
2
John Donne
A Vision of the Sea
49
7
Percy Bysshe Shelley
The Beacon in the Storm
56
2
Victor Hugo
A Hurricane at Sea
58
3
May Swenson
Qua Cursum Ventus
61
2
Arthur Hugh Clough
A Calm at Sea
63
1
Johann Wolfgamg von Goethe
The Even Sea
64
3
May Swenson
BALLADS
Sir Patrick Spens
67
5
Anonymous
From The Rhyme of the Ancient Mariner
72
6
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Sir Humphrey Gilbert
78
2
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Casabianca
80
2
Felicia Hemans
The Wreck of the Hesperus
82
5
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The Phantom Ship
87
3
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Trafalgar
90
7
Anonymous
SONGS AND CHANTEYS
From The Tempest
97
1
William Shakespeare
We'll Go to Sea No More
98
2
Anonymous
Frankie's Trade
100
3
Rudyard Kipling
The Death of Admiral Benbow
103
3
Anonymous
Hearts of Oak
106
2
Anonymous
Davey Jones's Locker
108
1
Anonymous
A Song in Storm
109
2
Rudyard Kipling
A Pier-head Chorus
111
1
John Masefield
From H.M.S. Pinafore
112
3
W. S. Gilbert
Matelot
115
4
Noel Coward
``My bounding bark''
119
1
Anonymous
Blow the man Down
120
3
Anonymous
Drunken Sailor
123
4
Anonymous
ANTHEM, PRAYER, HYMN
Rule, Britannia
127
2
James Thomson
From Carmina Gadelica
129
2
Anonymous
Father Mapple's Hymn
131
1
Herman Melville
The Sea Ritual
132
1
George Darley
The Sailors' Hymn
133
4
William Whiting
SEAFARERS
From Paradise Lost, Book XI
137
2
John Milton
From The Odyssey, Book XII
139
6
Homer
From Ulysses
145
2
Alfred
Lord Tennyson
Ithaka
147
2
Constantine Cavafy
Song of the Argonauts
149
2
William Morris
The Seafarer
151
3
Anonymous
Columbus
154
2
Joaquin Miller
The Pirate
156
2
George Gordon
Lord Byron
Old Ironsides
158
1
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Seafarer
159
4
Archibald MacLeish
WRECKS AT SEA
The Shipwreck
163
2
W. S. Merwin
The Convergence of the Twain
165
2
Thomas Hardy
The Quaker Graveyard in Nantucket
167
7
Robert Lowell
The Wreck of the Thresher
174
5
William Meredith
LEGENDS
From Richard III
179
1
William Shakespeare
The World Below the Brine
180
1
Walt Whitman
In Praise of Neptune
181
1
Thomas Campion
Leviathan
182
2
W. S. Merwin
The Mermaid
184
3
Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Sea Lullaby
187
2
Elinor Wylie
Annabel Lee
189
2
Edgar Allan Poe
The City in the Sea
191
3
Edgar Allan Poe
Atlantis
194
2
Conrad Aiken
Sunk Lyonesse
196
3
Walter De La Mare
ABOVE AND BEYOND
The Berg
199
2
Herman Melville
The Tuft of Kelp
201
1
Herman Melville
Seaweed
202
3
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The Lighthouse
205
6
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
READING THE WAVES
Neigther Out Far Nor In Deep
211
1
Robert Frost
A Grave
212
2
Marianne Moore
Marine Surface, Low Overcast
214
3
Amy Clampitt
Billy in the Darbies
217
2
Herman Melville
Echoes
219
1
Walter De La Mare
``Break, break, break''
220
1
Alfred
Lord Tennyson
Sea-change
221
1
Genevieve Taggard
Crossing the Bar
222
1
Alfred
Lord Tennyson
At Melville's Tomb
223
1
Hart Crane
Dover Beach
224
2
Matthew Arnold
Putting to Sea
226
2
Louise Bogan
``I started early''
228
2
Emily Dickinson
Not Waving but Drowining
230
1
Stevie Smith
The Idea of Order at Key West
231
3
Wallace Stevens
Marina
234
2
T. S. Eliot
As I Ebb'd with the Ocean of Life
236
7
Walt Whitman
Acknowledgments
243
4
Index of Authors
247