A mermaid poem


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Some verses from a T.S. Eliot poem

I have heard the mermaids singing, each to each.

I do not think that they will sing to me.

I have seen them riding seaward on the waves

Combing the white hair of the waves blown back

When the wind blows the water white and black.

We have lingered in the chambers of the sea

By sea-girls wreathed with seaweed red and brown

Till human voices wake us, and we drown.

T.S. Eliot: The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock

Source www.poetryfoundation.org

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