The world`s great age begins anew,
The golden years return,
The earth doth like a snake renew
Her winter weeds outworn:
Heaven smiles, and faith and empires gleam,
Like a wrecks of a dissolving dream.
A brighter Hellas rears its mountains
From waves serener far;
A new Peneus rolls his fountains
Against the morning star.
Where fairer Tempes bloom, there sleep
Young Cyclads on a sunnier deep.
A loftier Argo cleaves the main,
Fraught with a later prize;
Another Orpheus sings again,
And loves, and weeps, and dies.
A new Ulyssses leaves once more
Calypso for his native shore...
Such a great write by Percy Bysshe Shelley👍👍👍
A new Ulyssses leaves once more. Thanks for sharing it here.
I enjoyed these lines very much- -]Another Orpheus sings again, / And loves, and weeps, and dies./ A new Ulyssses leaves once more / Calypso for his native shore... The rest of this not so much
For me Shelley's Ode to the West Wind and his sonnet Ozymandias stand out. I get an uplift from the opening two lines of this poem but note the oddness of snake renewing and winter weeds joined in one image. I also puzzle about Like a wrecks of a dissolving dream—though this may be due to the person who typed the poem out. Lessons we can take from this—even Shelley was human and no poet writes masterpieces every time. -GK
Very nice and fine piece of writing here... I like this one
Yeah every new Ulyssses leaves once more Calypso for his native shore... greatly writings
' The earth doth like a snake renew'.....nice simile! Nicely rhymed!
This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.I would like to translate this poem
A great age news says Shelley quoting the best classical references creating interest to readers to engross in that best time of world!