Poetry

  • On the Sea John Keats

    contributed by John Delaney ...

  • Pax Geologica by Michael Collier

    contributed by John Delaney ...

  • Once by the Pacific by Robert Frost

    contributed by Holly Delaney ...

  • Ode to Duct Tape by Ben Larson

    contributed by Ben Larson (VISIONS'05) ...

  • I Love the Ocean

    contributed by Captain John Wilson ...

  • Invertebrate Haiku

    contributed by Michael Vardaro ...

  • Poetry of the Sea Dedicated to Jack Dymond (1939-2003)

    Dedicated to Jack Dymond (1939-2003) ...

  • The Wide Ocean Pablo Neruda

    Ocean, if you were to give, a measure, a ferment, a fruit of your gifts and destructions, into my hand, I would choose your fa ...

  • Tectonics by Ted Kooser

    contributed by John Delaney ...

  • Poseidon At The Point Diner By Michael Brown

    His face looked like an old part of the expressway, Worn to rolling pockmarked flatness; His eyes were seams in the asphalt.
    ...

  • Once by the Pacific Robert Frost

    The shattered water made a misty din. Great waves looked over others coming in, And thought of doing something to the shore ...

  • Ocean Lullaby Haiku by Jennie Mowatt

    contributed by Jennie Mowatt ...

  • Ocean Haiku by Dana Africa

    contributed by Dana Africa to Enlighten'10 ...

  • NIGHT Louise Bogan - From Blue Estuaries

    The cold remote islands And the blue estuaries Where what breathes, breathes The restless wind of the inlets,

    ...

  • My Sister of the Sea Ann Kelley Gridley

    She travels home over the waves calm or angry passage blue sky or grey it matters not she is at sea ...

  • Hail Holy Light excerpt John Milton

    HAIL holy light, ofspring of Heav'n first-born, Or of th' Eternal Coeternal beam May I express thee unblam'd? since God is light,< ...

  • It Is Born by Pablo Neruda

    Here I came to the very edge where nothing at all needs saying, everything is absorbed through weather and the sea... ...

  • Dover Beach by Matthew Arnold

    The sea is calm tonight. The tide is full, the moon lies fair Upon the straits... ...

  • In Memory Of by John Delaney

      I write this in memory of Jack Dymond, who was Professor of Oceanography at Oregon State University for 34 years before his untimely death in 2003. ...

  • Memories By Jack Dymond

    I am carried along by memories ... ...

  • My Heart Soars By Chief Dan George

    The beauty of the trees, the softness of the air, the fragrance of the grass, speaks to me. ...

  • Moving Forward By Rainer Maria Rilke

    The deep parts of my life pour onward, as if the river shores were opening out. Trees and stones seem more like me each day.
    ...