The Eagle (Tennyson)

From Wikisource
Jump to: navigation, search

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.

(Tennyson 80)

This work was published before January 1, 1923, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.