Treasure Island

Sophocles


Grief


Blessed are those whose life no woe doth taste!
For unto those whose house
The Gods have shaken, nothing fails of curse
Or woe, that creeps to generations far.
E'en thus a wave, (when spreads,
With blasts from Thracian coasts,
The darkness of the deep,)
Up from the sea's abyss
Hither and thither rolls the black sand on,
And every jutting peak,
Swept by the storm-wind's strength,
Lashed by the fierce wild waves,
Re-echoes with the far-resounding roar.

Submitted: Monday, September 24, 2012
Listen to this poem:

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Grief by Sophocles )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Dinwini gwswkhangthiyao, Shri R Brahma
  2. Thunlai swrjini, Shri R Brahma
  3. To poetess Neela Nath with pleasure and .., MOHAMMAD SKATI
  4. Baonai nonga bodofa, Shri R Brahma
  5. loudness in my eyes, Ivana Valasikova
  6. daddy issues, Ivana Valasikova
  7. [Challenge] Entrees for September- You C.., Brian Johnston
  8. Dead men walk!, bryan wallace
  9. Tangnai Horni Simang, Shri R Brahma
  10. Baonw Haya Ang, Shri R Brahma

Poem of the Day

poet Edmund Spenser

My love is like to ice, and I to fire:
How comes it then that this her cold so great
Is not dissolved through my so hot desire,
But harder grows the more I her entreat?
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. Identity, Cyrus Diaz
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  5. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  6. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  7. My Love Is Like To Ice, Edmund Spenser
  8. If, Rudyard Kipling
  9. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  10. The Raven, Edgar Allan Poe

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]