Robert Browning: Poems

"The grey sea and the long black land"-what makes the sea grey?

the poem is a love poem.the poet is travelling in the sea in the early night with the presence of yellow half moon.

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The sea is grey because the poem takes place sometime during the night. We know that the landscape is illuminated by nothing more than a half-moon, but that is all we know about the time of day.


Meeting at Night