Poem of the day
The Parting Day
by Edith Wharton
SOME busy hands have brought to light,
And laid beneath my eye,
The dress I wore that afternoon
You came to say good-by.
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A man has made at least a start on discovering the meaning of human life when he plants shade trees under which he knows full well he will never sit.
Comments about poetsJohn Welford: “Ozymandias”: a poem by Percy Bysshe Shelley. Click the link!
두리연: [명언]If winter comes, can spring be far behind? (Percy Bysshe Shelley)
RYNO ꙮ: She herself had no name of her own. Her mother had died eleven days after giving birth to her. Her name was compromised of the names of her mother, the feminist Mary Wollstonecraft, her father, the philosopher William Godwin and her husband, the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley
Dave Rendle #GGTO: teifidancer: Autumn: A Dirge - Percy Bysshe Shelley
Mira Kaliani: ”I bring fresh showers for the thirsting flowers...” ~ Percy Bysshe Shelley, 'The Cloud'
Rob Sean Wilson: Come, Months, come away;
Put on white, black and gray;
Let your light sisters play--
Ye, follow the bier
Of the dead cold Year,
And make her grave green with tear on tear.
Autumn: A Dirge - Percy Bysshe Shelley
Adithya Venkatesan: Ah! what a divine religion might be found out if charity were really made the principle of it instead of faith. -Percy Bysshe Shelley, poet, 1792
Indubitably Simon: US citizens: Prendergast Percy Bysshe Shelley Propellerhead III wants you to vote! He will be watching you! Yes you, Doris Jones of Phoenix!
gibby espinoza: “A single word even may be a spark of inextinguishable thought.” Percy Bysshe Shelley
ً: Only nature knows how to justly proportion to the fault the punishment it deserves.
-Percy Bysshe Shelley
Mohammad Ahmed: "Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one." - John Keats
Robert Sheppard: Pages: The first of my Curtal Song Nets from Junkets (more versions from John Keats) A non-sonnet about the sonnets. A video too! ...
QuoteTab | Quotes: John Keats: "A thing of beauty is a joy forever: its loveliness increases; it will never pass into nothingness."
Ahgase: My imagination is a monastery and I am its monk. John Keats
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Births on this day in history
- 10/22/1939 - Jean-Pierre Desthuilliers - French poet and critic (d. 2013)
- 10/22/1898 - Dámaso Alonso - Spanish poet and philologist (d. 1990).
- 10/22/1887 - John Reed - American journalist and poet (d. 1920)
- 10/22/1870 - Ivan Bunin - Russian author and poet
- 10/22/1870 - Lord Alfred Douglas - English author and poet (d. 1945)
- 10/22/1818 - Leconte de Lisle - French poet and author (d. 1894)
Deaths on this day in history
- 10/22/1982 - Richard Hugo - American poet (b. 1923)
- 10/22/1972 - James K. Baxter - New Zealand poet
- 10/22/1954 - Jibanananda Das - Bangladeshi-Indian author and poet (b. 1899)