Percy Bysshe Shelley

(1792-1822 / Horsham / England)

Wake The Serpent Not


Wake the serpent not—lest he
Should not know the way to go,--
Let him crawl which yet lies sleeping
Through the deep grass of the meadow!
Not a bee shall hear him creeping,
Not a may-fly shall awaken
From its cradling blue-bell shaken,
Not the starlight as he’s sliding
Through the grass with silent gliding.

Submitted: Thursday, April 01, 2010

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