William Vaughn Moody

(1869 - 1910 / United States)

William Vaughn Moody Poems

1. The Daguerreotype 1/4/2003
2. An Ode In Time Of Hesitation 1/3/2003
3. Faded Pictures 4/13/2010
4. The Bracelet Of Grass 4/13/2010
5. The Golden Journey 4/13/2010
6. Gloucester Moods 1/3/2003
7. The Quarry 1/3/2003
8. On A Soldier Fallen In The Philippines 1/3/2003
9. A Grey Day 1/3/2003
Best Poem of William Vaughn Moody

A Grey Day

Grey drizzling mists the moorlands drape,
Rain whitens the dead sea,
From headland dim to sullen cape
Grey sails creep wearily.
I know not how that merchantman
Has found the heart; but 'tis her plan
Seaward her endless course to shape.

Unreal as insects that appall
A drunkard's peevish brain,
O'er the grey deep the dories crawl,
Four-legged, with rowers twain:
Midgets and minims of the earth,
Across old ocean's vasty girth
Toiling--heroic, comical!

I wonder how that merchant's crew
Have ever found the will!
I wonder what ...

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