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Thread #140473 Message #3246470
Posted By: Jim Dixon
28-Oct-11 - 11:19 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: tides do be running the whole world over
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: tides do be running the whole world over
And another path led me here:
Tide be runnin' the great world over:
'Twas only last June month I mind that we
Was thinkin' the toss and the call in the breast of the lover
So everlastin' as the sea.
Heer's the same little fishes that sputter and swim:
Wi' the moon's old glim on the grey, wet sand;
An' him no more to me nor me to him
Than the wind goin' over my hand.
From Collected Poems by Charlotte Mew (London: Gerald Duckworth, 1953)
Also Saturday Market by Charlotte Mew (New York: The Macmillan Company, 1921), page 56.
The latter book is viewable at The Internet Archive.