Percy Bysshe Shelley

(1792-1822 / Horsham / England)

A Roman's Chamber - Poem by Percy Bysshe Shelley

In the cave which wild weeds cover
Wait for thine aethereal lover;
For the pallid moon is waning,
O'er the spiral cypress hanging
And the moon no cloud is staining.

It was once a Roman’s chamber,
Where he kept his darkest revels,
And the wild weeds twine and clamber;
It was then a chasm for devils.

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  • Gold Star - 39,054 Points Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (5/21/2014)

    Small but beautiful poem and having much importance in meanings. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, April 1, 2010

Poem Edited: Monday, May 9, 2011

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