Captured! Along the beach those shouts reveal The fisherman exultant victor! Hark! The Karcharos, from out his crystalline, dark Blue lair by rud of flesh and lurking steel Bewrayed, hath ravined down with his last meal Death as a gobbet. On the hot sand, stark, He gasps and shudders agonizing
William Henry Venable
William Henry Venable, born April 29, 1836, is the author of several books, including Floridian Sonnets (R. G. Badger, 1909); Cincinnati, a Civic Ode (1907); and Saga of the Oak and Other Poems (Dodd, Mead & Co., 1904). He died in Cincinnati, Ohio, on July 6, 1920.