A Dirge (by Percy Bysshe Shelley)
Percy Bysshe Shelley, 1792-1822
Rough wind, that moanest loud
Grief too sad for song;
Wild wind, when sullen cloud
Knells all the night long;
Sad storm whose tears are vain,
Bare woods, whose branches strain,
Deep caves and dreary main,—
Wail, for the world's wrong!
[written 1821, published posthumously in 1824 by Mrs. Shelley]
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