My 2 cents

I Must Go Down to the Sea

Posted in Life, Me, something I like by urmilesh on December 22, 2008

I must go down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky,
And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by,
And the wheel’s kick and the wind’s song and the white sail’s shaking,
And a grey mist on the sea’s face and a grey dawn breaking.

I must go down to the seas again, for the call of the running tide
Is a wild call and a clear call that may not be denied;
And all I ask is a windy day with the white clouds flying,
And the flung spray and the blown spume, and the sea-gulls crying.

I must go down to the seas again, to the vagrant gypsy life,
To the gull’s way and the whale’s way where the wind’s like a whetted knife;
And all I ask is a merry yarn from a laughing fellow-rover,
And quiet sleep and a sweet dream when the long trick’s over.

This is a work of John Masefield and I am not totally sure if I can use it on a blog. If I can’t then please do let me know. I just wanted to share it since I liked it.

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  1. Garima said, on January 18, 2009 at 1:54 am

    Its beautiful 🙂


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