Harry Kemp

(15 December 1883 – 8 August 1960 / Youngstown, Ohio)

Harry Kemp Poems

1. Blind 1/4/2003
2. A Sailor's Life 4/15/2010
3. A Seaman's Confession Of Faith 4/15/2010
4. The Remedy 4/15/2010
5. Fo'c'sle Comradeship 4/15/2010
6. A Poet's Room (Greenwich Village 1912) 4/15/2010
7. Going Down In Ships 4/15/2010
8. The Doldrums (A Still-Life Picture) 4/15/2010
9. Clipper Days (a song from Snug Harbor) 4/15/2010
10. At Sea I Learned The Weather 4/15/2010
11. Chanteys 4/15/2010
12. Farewell 4/15/2010
13. A Wheat-Field Fantasy 4/15/2010
14. Seaside Talkers (Provincetown Summer of 1917) 4/15/2010
15. Said The Captain To Me 4/15/2010
16. Sailormen 4/15/2010
17. Good-Bye! (a chantey to be sung at the capstan) 4/15/2010
18. Hesperides 4/15/2010
19. Jim 4/15/2010
20. Kansas 4/15/2010

A Wheat-Field Fantasy

As I sat on a Kansas hilltop,
      While, far away from my,
Rippled the lights and shadows
      Dancing across acres of wheat,
 
The sound of the grain as it murmured
      Wrought a wonder with me__.
It turned from the voice of the Prairie
      Into the roar of the sea.

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