The Eagle (Tennyson)
|The Eagle (1851) by
Tennyson, A. The Poetical Works of Alfred Tennyson, Poet Laureate. 2nd. New York: Harper Brothers Publishers, 1873
|"The Eagle" is a romantic poem by Alfred, Lord Tennyson, a draft of which was first published in 1851.|
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.
This work published before January 1, 1923 is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.