by Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830 - 1894)

The horses of the sea
Language: English 
The horses of the sea
  Rear a foaming crest,
But the horses of the land
  Serve us the best.

The horses of the land
  Munch corn and clover,
While the foaming sea-horses
  Toss and turn over. 

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This text was added to the website: 2006-01-19
Line count: 8
Word count: 36