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Poem by Sidney Lanier


Struggle


My soul is like the oar that momently
Dies in a desperate stress beneath the wave,
Then glitters out again and sweeps the sea:
Each second Im new-born from some new grave.



Sidney Lanier


Sidney Lanier's other poems:
  1. On Huntingdons "Miranda"
  2. Nirvana
  3. Marsh Hymns
  4. Our Hills
  5. To Charlotte Cushman


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