Nathaniel Hawthorne Poems

Nathaniel Hawthorne was a 19th-century American novelist and part of the Dark Romantic movement. He’s considered one of the most important writers in American history. His novel The Scarlett Letter is studied around the world.

The Ocean

by Nathaniel Hawthorne

‘The Ocean’ by Nathaniel Hawthorne is a short sanguine poem about the peace that lost sailors find, after death, in the depths of the ocean.

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