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Asia: From Prometheus Unbound - Poem by Percy Bysshe Shelley

My soul is an enchanted boat,
Which, like a sleeping swan, doth float
Upon the silver waves of thy sweet singing;
And thine doth like an angel sit
Beside a helm conducting it,
Whilst all the winds with melody are ringing.
It seems to float ever, for ever,
Upon that many-winding river,
Between mountains, woods, abysses,
A paradise of wildernesses!
Till, like one in slumber bound,
Borne to the ocean, I float down, around,
Into a sea profound, of ever-spreading sound:

Meanwhile thy spirit lifts its pinions
In music's most serene dominions;
Catching the winds that fan that happy heaven.
And we sail on, away, afar,
Without a course, without a star,
But, by the instinct of sweet music driven;
Till through Elysian garden islets
By thee, most beautiful of pilots,
Where never mortal pinnace glided,
The boat of my desire is guided:
Realms where the air we breathe is love,
Which in the winds and on the waves doth move,
Harmonizing this earth with what we feel above.

We have past Age's icy caves,
And Manhood's dark and tossing waves,
And Youth's smooth ocean, smiling to betray:
Beyond the glassy gulfs we flee
Of shadow-peopled Infancy,
Through Death and Birth, to a diviner day;
A paradise of vaulted bowers,
Lit by downward-gazing flowers,
And watery paths that wind between
Wildernesses calm and green,
Peopled by shapes too bright to see,
And rest, having beheld; somewhat like thee;
Which walk upon the sea, and chant melodiously!


Comments about Asia: From Prometheus Unbound by Percy Bysshe Shelley

  • Rookie Raj Nandy (12/5/2009 7:30:00 AM)

    I DONOT KNOW AS TO WHICH MORONE HAS TRIED TO GIVE GRADING TO THIS MASTERPIECE OF SHELLY! ? ! BY UNBINDING PROMETHUS SHELLY
    HAD REMOVED ALL RETRICTIONS OF THE HUMAN SPIRIT & ITS ASPIRATIONS!
    HE HAD IMPROVED OVER THE GREEK DRAMATIST AESCHELUS WHO HAD COMPOSED -'PROMETHUS BOUND'! SHELLY'S WORK COVERS A TOTAL OF 4 ACTS, THIS IS A VERY SMALL EXTRACT! LET US FIRST READ & UNDERSTAND & NOT RUSH IN WHERE ANGLES FEAR TO TREAD! (Report) Reply

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Poems About Asia

  1. 1. Asia: From Prometheus Unbound , Percy Bysshe Shelley
  2. 2. Night Song Of A Wandering Shepherd In Asia , Count Giacomo Leopardi
  3. 3. In A Township Of Asia Minor , Constantine P. Cavafy
  4. 4. America, Europe And Asia , Varanasi Ramabrahmam
  5. 5. The Light Of Asia: Book The Third , Edwin Arnold
  6. 6. Light Of Asia And Darkness In Me , Bashyam Narayanan
  7. 7. Sophy Chen's Poems Sonnet 3 Tuberose Pu.. , Sophy Chen
  8. 8. A Pal In Asia(Apia) , mohamed Alpha Ba
  9. 9. A Footnote To Air Asia Flight , RIC S. BASTASA
  10. 10. On The Theme Of Asia , Aldo Kraas
  11. 11. Feeding A Hungry Asia , Terence George Craddock (Spe ..
  12. 12. Asia Plays Ya , Liilia Talts Morrison
  13. 13. Asia At The Edge , Satish Verma
  14. 14. How Do You View? I View Poetry As The Ar.. , Bijay Kant Dubey
  15. 15. America Is America, The United States Of.. , Bijay Kant Dubey
  16. 16. Asia , shima shahsavaran ahmadi
  17. 17. Asia , Anna Hardin
  18. 18. The Tsunami (Boxing Day 2004, South East.. , Isam Hussain
  19. 19. Wake! Asia! Wake! (Part Two) , T (no first name) Wignesan
  20. 20. Sorrowing Lies The Sea (Air Asia Cra.. , Bernedita Rosinha Pinto
  21. 21. Wake! Asia! Wake! (Part One) , T (no first name) Wignesan
  22. 22. The Light Of Asia: Book The Eighth , Edwin Arnold
  23. 23. The Light Of Asia: Book The First , Edwin Arnold
  24. 24. The Light Of Asia: Book The Fourth , Edwin Arnold
  25. 25. The Light Of Asia: Book The Second , Edwin Arnold
  26. 26. The Light Of Asia: Book The Seventh , Edwin Arnold
  27. 27. Tsunamis 2004 Hits Asia , Rommel Mark Dominguez Marchan
  28. 28. Seatrip ***** M/V Asia China At Lonely Sea , Rommel Mark Dominguez Marchan
  29. 29. Seatrip ***** Quarter Moon / Trans Asia .. , Rommel Mark Dominguez Marchan
  30. 30. Youth In Asia , Twisted Moon
  31. 31. Envoi To 'The Light Of Asia , Edwin Arnold
  32. 32. Asia , Shayma Ahmadi Shahsavaran
  33. 33. Drumcliffe In The Light Of Asia Minor , Bernard Kennedy
  34. 34. Europe And Asia , Douglas Scotney
  35. 35. Divide Asia To Three Continents , Chan Mongol
  36. 36. A Trip To Asia , Thayne Tuason
  37. 37. Malaysia: Allah's Gift To Asia , Omar Osman Jabak
  38. 38. Star Of Asia , Pierre Rausch
  39. 39. Ode for the American Dead in Asia , Thomas McGrath
  40. 40. Asia , nadea zali
  41. 41. Asia , john bennedict boter
  42. 42. West And Central Asia , Zamir Osorov
  43. 43. Asia , Robin Bennett
  44. 44. Asia , Boricua Justice
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