Wednesday, June 2, 2010

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner 242/365

I'm following the writing prompts on NaBloPoMo over there----------------->

Today they are asking my favorite poem. It was a toss up between Poe's The Raven and Samuel Taylor Coleridge 's The Rime of The Ancient Mariner. I guess I have to go with the albatross this time.

I always remember this part:

 Day after day, day after day,
We stuck, nor breath nor motion;
As idle as a painted ship
Upon a painted ocean.

Water, water, everywhere,
And all the boards did shrink;
Water, water, everywhere,
Nor any drop to drink.

I first read this poem in high school. Here's me and part of my class at our reunion this past summer

1 comment:

Leslie said...

I knew about Poe, but Coleridge too?