Percy Bysshe Shelley

(1792-1822 / Horsham / England)

Fragment: Milton's Spirit - Poem by Percy Bysshe Shelley

I dreamed that Milton's spirit rose, and took
From life's green tree his Uranian lute;
And from his touch sweet thunder flowed, and shook
All human things built in contempt of man,--
And sanguine thrones and impious altars quaked,
Prisons and citadels...

Comments about Fragment: Milton's Spirit by Percy Bysshe Shelley

  • Rookie - 184 Points Brian Jani (7/12/2014 9:39:00 AM)

    a very poignant piece of fine poetry here, it reflects on reality. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, April 1, 2010

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