Elizabeth Barrett Browning

(6 March 1806 – 29 June 1861 / Durham / England)

A Musical Instrument


What was he doing, the great god Pan,
Down in the reeds by the river?
Spreading ruin and scattering ban,
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  • Rookie - 58 Points Brian Jani (6/19/2014 5:07:00 AM)

    I wonder where this poem was hiding all along coz it is in its own league (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Janet Budd (4/14/2009 1:21:00 PM)

    This has always been a favourite poem of mine; my mum used to recite it when I was little (amongst others) , perhaps it subliminally influenced my path into the pagan life. The language hasn't aged much, has it! (Report) Reply

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