|To wonder, “Do I dare?” and, “Do I dare?”|
|Time to turn back and descend the stair,|
I don't really understand the lines in between 100-110, maybe they are more background details???
Towards the end again he brings up the fact that he is getting older and may never have the chance to be with his love. The lines that I found saddening were line 124 and 125 where he says:
|I have heard the mermaids singing, each to each.|
|I do not think that they will sing to me.|