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Poem by Alfred Tennyson


The Eagle


He clasps the crag with crooked hands;
Close to the sun in lonely lands,
Ring'd with the azure world, he stands.

The wrinkled sea beneath him crawls;
He watches from his mountain walls,
And like a thunderbolt he falls. 



Alfred Tennyson


Alfred Tennyson's other poems:
  1. The Lord of Burleigh
  2. The Cock
  3. The Beggar Maid
  4. To The Rev. F. D. Maurice
  5. Hark! The Dogs Howl!


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