Percy Bysshe Shelley

Horsham / England
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Horsham / England
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When The Lamp Is Shattered

Rating: 3.1
When the lamp is shattered,
The light in the dust lies dead;
When the cloud is scattered,
The rainbow's glory is shed;
When the lute is broken,
Sweet tones are remembered not;
When the lips have spoken,
Loved accents are soon forgot.

As music and splendor
Survive not the lamp and the lute,
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Avinandan Roy 16 May 2016
It resonates your heart's strings.
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Alisha Castle 27 December 2015
beautiful poetry with beautiful form
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Sagnik Chakraborty 04 March 2015
How very sweet and soulful, the note of sadness makes it even more poignant! PBS lives!
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Sagnik Chakraborty 04 March 2015
How very sweet and soulful, the note of sadness makes it even more poignant! PBS lives!
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Yelena M. 25 March 2009
My favourite English poem ever.
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