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Jacket art by Greg Bridges The Heir of Night: USA Cover (Eos) - Read More Here! Apart from Masefield’s poetry, I seem to remember “Jim Davis” from my boyhood reading.
Topazes, and cinnamon, and gold moidores. QUINQUIREME of Nineveh falling….
In his poem Cargoes, John Masefield describes three ships en route to various destinations with a variety of cargo on board. But I do know a few other poetry lovers of your era. Marcelle, your comment is almost a poem in itself.
In this poem the speaker imagines different things that can be carried on a cargo ship - some of them exotic, some not.
Firewood, iron-ware, and cheap tin trays.
John Masefield was Poet Laureate and wrote many books and poems, the most popular of which was 'Sea Fever'.
As a somewhat older reader I felt a far greater appreciation of their juxtaposition with that “dirty British freighter with a salt-caked smoke stack”—and the humorous irony of a cargo of “cheap tin trays” when compared with “apes and peacocks” or “gold moidores.” (Which reminds me, isn’t it international Talk Like A Pirate Day very soon?). For the 2020/21 competition and teaching zone, Poem © John Masefield. And thank you for reminding me about talk like a pirate day – 5 days and counting. Road-rails, pig-lead,
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Dipping through the Tropics by the palm-green shores, Free. Dipping through the Tropics by the palm-green shores, Read more. Sandalwood, cedarwood, and sweet white wine. | This is one of several diverse poems I like to savour silently in my bed while waiting for sleep, with the darkness of night slowly lifting, and long-familiar objects coming into view. I decided that it's high time a new verse was added to Masefield's fine poem. Conditions. Ah, I have never heard the poem to music….
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Welcome to my blog. Report a problem. I totally agree,I remember this wonderful melodic poem from school and really love it,like you,must read more !! Shylock's revenge speech from the merchant of venice by william shakespeare (reading), HSC Texts and Human Experiences: Rosemary Dobson poetry, HSC Texts and Human Experiences: Kenneth Slessor poetry, HSC Eliot Poetry: Advanced Module B: Critical Study of Literature.
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'cargoes' by john masefield (poetry reading) (no rating) 0 customer reviews. But I have always loved ships and the sea, so was naturally drawn to Masefield’s poetry from a very young age. Stately Spanish galleon coming from the Isthmus, Dear Helen, in our school time the same poem the Heading was ‘Cargoes” but it was presented in a different way it did have 3 stanza of 4 liner each, im from india ,mumbai, it was something like “Ahoi ahoi QUINQUIREME of Nineveh falling…. Icon by Carl Holderness (The Noun Project). All the poem selections and ways information about the Poetry By Heart competition including the competition guides.
John Masefield was Poet Laureate and wrote many books and poems, the most popular of which was 'Sea Fever'. Dirty British coaster with a salt-caked smoke stack
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It was long a favourite of mine, although we studied his poetry at school. With a cargo of ivory, Video. of interacting with those are freely available, the resources in the Learning Zone, and lots of “A man’s a man for a’ that” Dynamite for a nine year old making me a non-conformist for life.
Dear Helen, in our school time the same poem the Heading was ‘Cargoes” but it was presented in a different way it did have 3 stanza of 4 liner each, im from india ,mumbai, it was something like “Ahoi ahoi Stately Spanish galleon coming from the Isthmus, Dipping through the Tropics by the palm-green shores, With a cargo of diamonds, Emeralds, amythysts, Topazes, and cinnamon, and gold moidores.
Topazes, and cinnamon, and gold moidores. registered in England (Company No 02017289) with its registered office at 26 Red Lion Branding and website by Howoco Sandalwood, cedarwood, and sweet white wine. Reproduced with permission of The Society of Authors. “salt-caked smoke stack”, indeed!
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I certainly don’t recall anything by Masefield beginningas you suggest, though. With a cargo of diamonds, Avast me hearties, ‘n’ swab th’ deck. How is the final verse different? HEIR won the international Gemmell Morningstar Award 2012 for Best Fantasy Debut. further stanza im not able to recollect.actually im searching for that poem,please help me,since 5th september is a teachers day i want to emeil her this poem and post on fb to my friends.thanx Naresh shah.
Created: Aug 20, 2012. It does have great rhythm doesn’t it—I think that’s part of why it is so easy to remember, as well as the captivating language and imagery of the three ships. Poetry By Heart is a national competition in which young people in key stages 2, 3, 4 and 5 choose poems they love, learn them by heart and perform them in a school or college competition. The Heir of Night: UK/AU/NZ Cover (Orbit) - Read More Here! I’m sure I have read this poem before, but it has been many years – too many – since I read any Masefield. Over on the Tuesday Poem Hub, convenor Mary McCallum is marking the tenth anniversary of September 11, 2001 with a clip of New Jersey poet Deborah Garrison reading four poems about New York, recorded on a subsequent September 11. Author: Created by SpokenVerse. Firewood, iron-ware, and cheap tin trays.
Tim, I think I know the last stanza off by heart, because I just love it, although it’s usually the first, about the “quinquireme of Nineveh” and “distant Ophir” that gets quoted. Our search for the 2021 Poetry By Heart champions has begun. This is because we need to know who you are and how we can talk to you, and Some included here – ‘Sea-Fever’ and ‘Cargoes’ – are among the best-loved poems in English …”, When I first encountered Cargoes as a young reader, I loved the romance of the first two stanzas—the “quinquireme of Nineveh” and the “stately Spanish galleon” as well as the sense of adventure redolent in locales such as “distant Ophir” and the hinted at Spanish Main.
On May 24 I featured Masefield’s poem, The Ballad of Sir Bors, from the same collection, and quoted Carcanet Press’s bio from their 2005 publication, Sea Fever: Selected Poems of John Masefield (ed. . Jacket art by Greg Bridges
Stately Spanish galleon coming from the Isthmus, Emeralds, amethysts,
Rowing home to haven in sunny Palestine, Butting through the Channel in the mad March days, Quinquireme of Nineveh from distant Ophir need to register. I can remember this as I sat in All Saints school Roffey Sussex U/K.
Hence "Cargoes Revisited": Cargoes Revisited Quinquireme of Nineveh from distant Ophir, Rowing home to haven in sunny Palestine, With a cargo of ivory, And apes and peacocks, Sandalwood, cedarwood, and sweet white wine. Thank you for commenting: nice to hear from you. Square
With a cargo of ivory, And apes and peacocks, Sandalwood, cedarwood, and sweet white wine. Dirty British coaster with a salt-caked smoke stack, With a cargo of diamonds,
He studied at Warwick School before training as a merchant seaman.
I love this poem, the way it demands to be read aloud, the rhythm and the sway of the sea. I am glad you enjoyed “Cargoes” on the blog and hope you will return for many more Tuesday poems. We only collect the information we need to run the "THE HEIR OF NIGHT by Helen Lowe is a richly told tale of strange magic, dark treachery and conflicting loyalties, set in a well realized world." Perhaps it is an ‘old age thing’ I am almost eighty-eight. Road-rail, pig-lead,
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Butting through the Channel in the mad March days, Perhaps either another “Cargoes” poem, or another poem by Masefield? Info. Dirty British coaster with a salt-caked smoke stack, Tes Global Ltd is Oh, and Burns!
You can also read a transcript of Billy Collins’—who was US poet laureate in 2001—September 11 tribute poem to the victims, The Names, here. Rowing home to haven in sunny Palestine,
With a cargo of ivory, Emeralds, amythysts,
And apes and peacocks, In this poem the speaker imagines different things that can be carried on a cargo ship - some of them exotic, some not. Read "The Gathering of the Lost" prologue here! want to take part in the Poetry By Heart competition or use the Teaching Zone resources, you'll
Hi Naresh, this version of the poem is from the 1923 collection and the only format in which I have ever seen it printed. Find out about things that are carried on container ships today across oceans - can you write an extra verse for this poem to paint a picture of these more modern cargoes for a reader? in the 1920/30s Is there any other than me left ?? QUINQUIREME of Nineveh from distant Ophir,
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