George Santayana Life Poems

  • 1.
    I would I might forget that I am I,
    And break the heavy chain that binds me fast,
    Whose links about myself my deeds have cast.
    What in the bodyâ??s tomb doth buried lie
    ...
  • 2.
    I

    Behoild Pelides with his yellow hair,
    Proud child of Thetis, hero loved of Jove;
    ...
  • 3.
    Not human art, but living gods alone
    Can fashion beauties that by changing live,--
    Her buds to spring, his fruits to autumn give,
    To earth her fountains in her heart of stone;
    ...
  • 4.
    There may be chaos still around the world,
    This little world that in my thinking lies;
    For mine own bosom is the paradise
    Where all my life's fair visions are unfurled.
    ...
  • 5.
    See this bowl of purple wine,
    Life-blood of the lusty vine!
    All the warmth of summer suns
    In the vintage liquid runs,
    ...
  • 6.
    The low sandy beach and the thin scrub pine,
    The wide reach of bay and the long sky line,â??
    O, I am sick for home!

    ...
  • 7.
    I
    Calm was the sea to which your course you kept,
    Oh, how much calmer than all southern seas!
    Many your nameless mates, whom the keen breeze
    ...
  • 8.
    I would I might forget that I am I,
    And break the heavy chain that binds me fast,
    Whose links about myself my deeds have cast.
    What in the body's tomb doth buried lie
    ...
Total 8 Life Poems by George Santayana

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