• On Reading Shakepeare's Sonnets

    THY verse is like a cool and shady well
    Lying a-dream within some moss-walled close
    Far from the common way, where violets doze
    In green-deep grass beside the sweet hare-bell.... more »

  • To Giusue Carducci

    O RICH and splendid soul that overflowest
    With light and fire caught from thy native skies!—
    Whose latent storm is lurid in thine eyes
    When with august and bended brows thou throwest... more »