Sea Fever

A reading of John Masefield's poem "Sea Fever."

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Fishermen at Sea
Exhibited 1796

British poet John Edward Masefield was born in Herefordshire. He studied at King’s School in Warwick before training as a merchant seaman. In 1895, he deserted his ship in New York City and worked there in a carpet factory before returning to London to write poems describing his experience at sea. Masefield was appointed British poet laureate in 1930.

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