Harry Kemp

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

Poems of Harry Kemp

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

A Shining Ship

Have you ever seen a shining ship
Riding the broad-backed wave,
While the sailors pull the ropes and sing
The chantey's lusty stave?

Have you ever gazed from the headland's reach
Far out, into the blue,
To glimpse, at first a flashing mote
That to a tall ship grew,

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