Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev

(5 December 1803 – 27 July 1873 / Ovstug)

A Vision


There is an hour at night full of an awesome wonder,
When universal silence o'er the whole world lies
And when the cosmic chariot rolls, wakening no thunder,
Into the sanctuary of the skies.

The dark of chaos comes, land, sky and water merging;
Sleep Atlas-like treads earth, its weight like lead;
The gods with dreams prophetic fire the virgin
Soul of the Muse; all else is dead.

Submitted: Thursday, January 01, 2004

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read poems about / on: silence, water, fire, sleep, dark, sky, world, night, dream

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (A Vision by Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. we were made for love..., Marshall Gass
  2. The piano tutor......, Marshall Gass
  3. The fog......., Marshall Gass
  4. silence, Marshall Gass
  5. Trauma, Marshall Gass
  6. Tequila and Temptation., Marshall Gass
  7. which button makes me disappear?, Mandolyn ...
  8. PEOPLE الناس, MOHAMMAD SKATI
  9. After The Interview...ll, Morgan Michaels
  10. Follow The Flies, Is It Poetry

Poem of the Day

poet Percy Bysshe Shelley

We are as clouds that veil the midnight moon;
How restlessly they speed, and gleam, and quiver,
Streaking the darkness radiantly!--yet soon
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Jessie Mackay

 
[Hata Bildir]