poet Percy Bysshe Shelley

Percy Bysshe Shelley

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Love's Philosophy

The fountains mingle with the river,
And the rivers with the ocean;
The winds of heaven mix forever
With a sweet emotion;
Nothing in the world is single;
All things by a law divine
In another's being mingle-
Why not I with thine?

See, the mountains kiss high heaven,
And the waves clasp one another;
No sister flower could be forgiven
If it disdained its brother;
And the sunlight clasps the earth,
And the moonbeams kiss the sea; -
What are all these kissings worth,
If thou kiss not me?

Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 31, 2002
Poem Edited: Monday, December 4, 2017

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  • Ignesious Wolfington (6/30/2020 2:46:00 PM)

    If yuo have fallen in love you will understand the romance of this ageless poem by P B S

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  • MAX ROBERTS (3/30/2020 11:18:00 PM)

    Beautiful it is fantastic

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  • Max Roberts (3/30/2020 11:15:00 PM)

    Brilliant.it is nice..

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  • Britte NinadBritte Ninad (2/4/2020 3:44:00 AM)

    No sister flower could be forgiven
    If it disdained its brother;

    beautiful

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  • Buster Bluth (12/13/2019 3:43:00 AM)

    very nice. Reminded me that I am forever alone: 0

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  • Khalil GabolKhalil Gabol (10/18/2019 2:27:00 PM)

    Pregnant with emotions and feelings, beautiful and bedecked.

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  • jorge (10/7/2019 5:58:00 AM)

    I hate this poem, I am lonely

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  • Solomon SenxerSolomon Senxer (9/14/2019 8:16:00 AM)

    Though the questions were not meant to be answered, I keep thinking for answers of them!

    wonderful poem!

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  • lusanda (8/24/2019 9:27:00 AM)

    Add a comment. I need poem about the person feel in my heart

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  • Raynolds MoseamediRaynolds Moseamedi (7/16/2019 2:27:00 PM)

    Brilliant... it is beautiful.

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  • Herman Matlaila (6/16/2019 7:22:00 AM)

    I would like to open an account

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  • Dr Tony BrahminDr Tony Brahmin (6/2/2019 11:30:00 AM)

    Nothing in the world is single;
    All things by a law divine
    In another's being mingle-
    Why not I with thine? from the observation of the nature shelley lands in love. tony

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  • Ian Seddy (1/15/2019 8:28:00 AM)

    Any one who has been in love, or even thought they might be loved by someone will find Love's Philosophy the most wonderful expression of this joy. For those who want to communicate their feelings to someone else, give them this poem - they will understand your feelings.

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  • Mammadov Qurban 20.12.2018. (12/21/2018 12:58:00 AM)

    The great poems always amuse me

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  • M?mm?dov Qurban Az?rbaycan Baku 21.12.2018 (12/21/2018 12:56:00 AM)

    I love romances

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  • Butch DecatoriaButch Decatoria (11/29/2018 3:50:00 PM)

    I love this one. Thumbs up!

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  • Lungelo S MbuyaziLungelo S Mbuyazi (6/24/2018 9:09:00 AM)

    Marvellous philosophical piece of artwork... like it as well

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  • Britte NinadBritte Ninad (6/4/2018 11:21:00 PM)

    o philosophical truth is explored-

    The winds of heaven mix forever
    With a sweet emotion;

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  • Great Love (3/24/2018 1:49:00 AM)

    A poet's poet...........ansaanan

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  • Sally (1/29/2018 4:12:00 PM)

    What a beautiful man and poet he was.

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