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nymph, nymph, what are your beads

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who wrote
Submitted: 10 years ago.
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Expert:  Peter replied 10 years ago.


Harold Monro wrote this line in the poem Overheard On A Saltmarsh.

The complete poem is:

Nymph, nymph, what are your beads?

Green glass, goblin. Why do you stare at them?

Give them me.


Give them me. Give them me.


Then I will howl all night in the reeds,

Lie in the mud and howl for them.

Goblin, why do you love them so?

They are better than stars or water,

Better than voices of winds that sing.

Better than any man's fair daughter,

Your green glass beads on a silver ring.

Hush, I stole them out of the moon.

Give me your beads, I want them.


I will howl in a deep lagoon

For your green glass beads, I love them so.

Give them me. Give them.