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Life - Poem by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

As late I journey'd o'er the extensive plain
Where native Otter sports his scanty stream,
Musing in torpid woe a Sister's pain,
The glorious prospect woke me from the dream.

At every step it widen'd to my sight -
Wood, Meadow, verdant Hill, and dreary Steep,
Following in quick succession of delight, -
Till all - at once - did my eye ravish'd sweep!

May this (I cried) my course through Life portray!
New scenes of Wisdom may each step display,
And Knowledge open as my days advance!
Till what time Death shall pour the undarken'd ray,
My eye shall dart thro' infinite expanse,
And thought suspended lie in Rapture's blissful trance.


Comments about Life by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

  • Gold Star - 93,241 Points Susan Williams (3/8/2016 3:21:00 PM)

    He sure gets excited about nature, doesn't he? Like I said before, Coleridge finds a lot of his dramatic material for his poetry in nature. He sees POWER in the workings of nature.He doesn't want to just duplicate them, he wants his poetry to be them. That is typical opium using Coleridge for you. That's why his poems are so intense, emotional and rooted in the natural world. Bringing all that raging power of nature into this is his not very subtle way to get you to think about love, death, the soul, and such things. (Report) Reply

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Poems About Life

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  2. 2. The Life That I Have , Leo Marks
  3. 3. Life , Charlotte Brontë
  4. 4. Life In A Love , Robert Browning
  5. 5. A Life-Lesson , James Whitcomb Riley
  6. 6. An Old Life , Donald Hall
  7. 7. O Me! O Life! , Walt Whitman
  8. 8. The Pleasures Of Ordinary Life , Judith Viorst
  9. 9. New Love, New Life , Amy Levy
  10. 10. My Life Closed Twice , Emily Dickinson
  11. 11. The Buried Life , Matthew Arnold
  12. 12. What Is Life? , John Clare
  13. 13. Life And Art , Emma Lazarus
  14. 14. Later Life , Christina Georgina Rossetti
  15. 15. Full Of Life, Now , Walt Whitman
  16. 16. A Plain Life , William Henry Davies
  17. 17. Human Life , Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  18. 18. Life In A Bottle , Robert Browning
  19. 19. Ignorant Before The Heavens Of My Life , Rainer Maria Rilke
  20. 20. As I Ebb'D With The Ocean Of Life , Walt Whitman
  21. 21. Love In A Life , Robert Browning
  22. 22. Life , Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  23. 23. Life Life Life Life Life Life Life Life .. , Abdul Wahab
  24. 24. What Is Life? , Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  25. 25. Life Is What Life Is , Edward Veilleux
  26. 26. A Life , Howard Nemerov
  27. 27. An Image From A Past Life , William Butler Yeats
  28. 28. Life (The Real Meaning Of Life) , C.N.Premkumar (love poems, V ..
  29. 29. Too Much Of A Good Thing (Life Life Li.. , Udiah (witness to Yah)
  30. 30. River Of Life, The , Thomas Campbell
  31. 31. The Lords Of Life , Ralph Waldo Emerson
  32. 32. Life Is Love, And Love Is Life , Anna Jonson
  33. 33. Each Life Converges To Some Centre , Emily Dickinson
  34. 34. Xxxvi Life-In-Love , Dante Gabriel Rossetti
  35. 35. The Life Of Man , Sir Francis Bacon
  36. 36. The Course Of Life, Time, And Events And.. , Merlin Archivilla
  37. 37. Still Life , Thom Gunn
  38. 38. Ebony Life , Robert Desnos
  39. 39. A Life Went Wrong.......The Denial Of Life , saadat tahir
  40. 40. In The Morning Of Life , Thomas Moore
  41. 41. The Treasure Of Life , Olive Walters
  42. 42. A Life Of Death, Or The Death Of Life , Andre Veilleux
  43. 43. (c) 1 (Life/Philosophy) Life Is.... , Renu Rakheja a.k.a Tranquil ..
  44. 44. Views Of Life , Anne Brontë
  45. 45. Life Beyond, The , Rupert Brooke
  46. 46. An Adventure In The Life Of King James V.. , William Topaz McGonagall
  47. 47. The Life Beyond , Rupert Brooke
  48. 48. Modern Love Iv: All Other Joys Of Life , George Meredith
  49. 49. Ploughman's Life, The , Robert Burns
  50. 50. The Country Life: , Robert Herrick
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