At The Sea-Side, a poem by Robert Louis Stevenson at Spillwords.com
Samuel Scrimshaw

At The Sea-Side

At The Sea-Side

a poem by Robert Louis Stevenson

 

When I was down beside the sea
A wooden spade they gave to me
To dig the sandy shore.

My holes were empty like a cup.
In every hole the sea came up,
Till it could come no more.

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