Famous Mal De Mer Poems by Famous Poets
These are examples of famous Mal De Mer poems written by some of the greatest and most-well-known modern and classical poets. PoetrySoup is a great educational poetry resource of famous mal de mer poems. These examples illustrate what a famous mal de mer poem looks like and its form, scheme, or style (where appropriate).
by Sexton, Anne
...We sail out of season into on oyster-gray wind,
over a terrible hardness.
Where Dickens crossed with mal de mer
in twenty weeks or twenty days
I cross toward him in five.
Wraped in robes--
not like Caesar but like liver with bacon--
I rest on the stern
burning my mouth with a wind-hot ash,
watching my ship
bypass the swells
as easily as an old woman reads a palm.
I think; as I look North, that a field of mules
lay down to die.
The ship is 27 ho...Read More
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