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. The Doldrums (A Still-Life Picture) 4/15/2010
4. A Seaman's Confession Of Faith 4/15/2010
5. The Remedy 4/15/2010
6. Farewell 4/15/2010
7. A Wheat-Field Fantasy 4/15/2010
8. Going Down In Ships 4/15/2010
9. Shanghaied 4/15/2010
10. A Poet's Room (Greenwich Village 1912) 4/15/2010
11. Fo'c'sle Comradeship 4/15/2010
12. Chanteys 4/15/2010
13. At Sea I Learned The Weather 4/15/2010
14. Said The Captain To Me 4/15/2010
15. Seaside Talkers (Provincetown Summer of 1917) 4/15/2010
16. Sailormen 4/15/2010
17. Ship's Glamour 4/15/2010
18. The Beach Comber 4/15/2010
19. The Chantey Of The Cook (dithyramb of a discontented crew) 4/15/2010
20. A Shining Ship 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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