George Santayana

(16 December 1863 - 26 September 1952 / Madrid)

George Santayana Poems

1. Premonition 1/3/2003
2. A Toast 1/3/2003
3. Slow and Reluctant Was the Long Descent 1/3/2003
4. Sonnet III 1/3/2003
5. The Power of Art 1/3/2003
6. Sonnet XXV 1/3/2003
7. Sonnet V 1/3/2003
8. There May Be Chaos Still Around the World 1/3/2003
9. The Poet's Testament 1/3/2003
10. Decima 1/3/2003
11. Slowly the Black Earth Gains 1/3/2003
12. Sonnet XLIII 1/3/2003
13. As in the Midst of Battle there is Room 1/4/2003
14. We needs must be divided in the Tomb 1/4/2003
15. Faith 4/21/2010
16. Mont Brevent 1/3/2003
17. Cape Cod 4/21/2010
18. To. W. P. 4/21/2010
19. I Would I Might Forget That I Am I 4/21/2010
20. Sonnet VII 4/21/2010

A Toast

See this bowl of purple wine,
Life-blood of the lusty vine!
All the warmth of summer suns
In the vintage liquid runs,
All the glow of winter nights
Plays about its jewel lights,
Thoughts of time when love was young
Lurk its ruby drops among,
And its deepest depths are dyed

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