Clark Ashton Smith


A Dream Of Beauty - Poem by Clark Ashton Smith

I dreamed that each most lovely, perfect thing
That nature hath, of sound and form and hue—
The winds, the grass, the light-concentering dew,
The gleam and swiftness of the sea-bird's wing;
Blueness of sea and sky, and gold of storm
Transmuted by the sunset, and the flame
Of autumn-colored leaves, before me carne,
And, meeting, merged to one diviner form.

Incarnate Beauty 'twas, whose spirit thrills
Through glaucous ocean and the greener hills,
And in the cloud-bewildered peaks is pent.
Her face the light of fallen planets wore,
But as I gazed, in doubt and wonderment,
Mine eyes were dazzled, and I saw no more.


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  • Biplab Singha (3/24/2014 11:34:00 AM)

    A beautiful picture of the nature is bringing out. Great feeling, coming from your mins forward the nature. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, March 24, 2014

Poem Edited: Monday, March 24, 2014


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