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Marine by Paul Verlaine

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Marine

The sonorous Ocean

Throbs beneath the eye

Of moon in sky,

And throbs again

While a lightning-flash,

Brutal, sinister,

Splits burnished clouds

In a long zig-zag flash

And every wave bounds,

Convulsively leaps

Down the reefs,

Flows, ebbs, glows,

sounds,

And, high over the sea,

Where hurricanes wander,

There roars thunder,

Formidable thunder.

The poet Paul Verlai…

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