Sea Fever

I've always loved John Masefield's poem Sea Fever; it's opening line of I must go down to the sea again, to the lonely sea and sky has an urgency about it that I understand too well. But the second verse: I must go down to the seas again, for the call of the running tide Is …

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Under Sleep

What is this face, less clear and clearer The pulse in the arm, less strong and stronger - Given or lent? more distant than stars and nearer than the eye ~ Whispers and small laughter between leaves and hurrying feet Under sleep, where all the waters meet ~ T S Eliot         …