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Crossing the Bar

Crossing the Bar

by Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Analysis: Tough-o-Meter

(1) Sea Level

"Crossing the Bar" is not going to throw you for a loop. Sure, it may ask you to question the nature of death, life, and everything in between, but it'll only use dime words to do so. There's smooth sailing ahead.

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