Learn More

Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts

(10 January 1860 – 26 November 1943 / Douglas, New Brunswick)

Grey Rocks, and Greyer Sea


Grey rocks, and greyer sea,
   And surf along the shore --
And in my heart a name
   My lips shall speak no more.

The high and lonely hills
   Endure the darkening year --
And in my heart endure
   A memory and a tear.

Across the tide a sail
   That tosses, and is gone --
And in my heart the kiss
   That longing dreams upon.

Grey rocks, and greyer sea,
   And surf along the shore --
And in my heart the face
   That I shall see no more.

Submitted: Saturday, January 04, 2003

Do you like this poem?
2 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read poems about / on: memory, lonely, sea, kiss, heart, dream

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Grey Rocks, and Greyer Sea by Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. As I Grew Older, Langston Hughes
  2. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  5. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  6. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  7. A Psalm of Life, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  8. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  9. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  10. Night Thoughts, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Poem of the Day

poet James Whitcomb Riley

There! little girl; don't cry!
They have broken your doll, I know;
And your tea-set blue,
And your play-house, too,
Are things of the long ago;
...... Read complete »

   

New Poems

  1. SONNET II, Sir Toby Moses
  2. Tamil on decline, Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.
  3. A Life-Lesson, Luo Zhihai
  4. The Sunprincess, Akhtar Jawad
  5. Movement incidental, Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.
  6. Before Storm, Luo Zhihai
  7. Fate rules the outcome., Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.
  8. Cheap labor, Nassy Fesharaki
  9. Feed the ego, Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.
  10. How to Stay Alive in the Woods #2, Holly Wotherspoon
[Hata Bildir]