Percy Bysshe Shelley

Aug. 4, 1792 - July 8, 1822


Unrisen splendour of the brightest sun...

by Percy Bysshe Shelley


Unrisen splendour of the brightest sun
To rise upon our darkness, if the star
Now beckoning thee out of thy misty throne
Could thaw the clouds which wage an obscure war
With thy young brightness!

Published 1862.


The Lyrics and Shorter Poems of Percy Bysshe Shelley
Copyright 1907, reprinted 1913
London: J.M. Dent and Sons, Ltd.
New York: E.P. Dutton and Co.
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