Lewis Carroll

(27 January 1832 – 14 January 1898 / Cheshire)

A Sea Dirge - Poem by Lewis Carroll

There are certain things - as, a spider, a ghost,
The income-tax, gout, an umbrella for three -
That I hate, but the thing that I hate the most
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Comments about A Sea Dirge by Lewis Carroll

  • Susan Williams Susan Williams (2/13/2016 2:54:00 PM)

    Lewis Carroll isn't one to languish on the shore extolling the beauties of the sea- -no, it is obvious that he has been at sea and did not like it one bit. This is what a real writer does- he expresses his thoughts and his emotions not those of his audience. If we had no difference of opinion, just think how ordinary and gray life would be (Report) Reply

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  • Mohammed Asim Nehal Mohammed Asim Nehal (2/13/2016 2:00:00 AM)

    Some fantastic lines in your poem I liked it
    I try the rocks, and I think it cool
    That they laugh with such an excess of glee,
    As I heavily slip into every pool
    That skirts the cold cold Sea. (Report) Reply

  • Brian Jani Brian Jani (5/13/2014 12:26:00 PM)

    Lewis carol Amazing poetic skills here (Report) Reply

  • Angelina Holmes (5/6/2014 8:49:00 PM)

    What a clever poem! Love it :) (Report) Reply

  • * Sunprincess * (4/1/2014 2:54:00 PM)

    ........the sea is special...it supports so much life, in the sea and out of the sea...so many people's diet is from the sea...enjoyed this write... (Report) Reply

  • everything has a name but me everything has a name but me (12/28/2007 11:54:00 AM)

    Ooh, I very much dislike this poem. I remember just reading of a reference to one of his poems. He must be a very good poet, nevertheless. (Report) Reply








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