Mar 21 2005

The Indian Serenade Shelley

Published by at 8:50 am under P.B.Shelley Love Poems

I arise from dreams of thee
In the first sweet sleep of night,
When the winds are breathing low,
And the stars are shining bright.
I arise from dreams of thee,
And a spirit in my feet
Has led me-who knows how? –
To thy chamber-window, sweet!

The wandering airs they faint
On the dark, the silent stream,-
The champak odors fail
Like sweet thoughts in a dream;
The nightingale’s complaint,
It dies upon her heart,
As I must die on thine,
O, beloved as thou art!

O, lift me from the grass!
I die, I faint, I fail!
Let thy love in kisses rain
On my lips and eyelids pale.
My cheek is cold and white, alas!
My heart beats loud and fast:
Oh! press it close to thine again,
Where it will break at last!

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12 Responses to “The Indian Serenade Shelley”

  1. Gueston 08 Feb 2006 at 4:36 am

    nice poem but

  2. Gueston 01 Jun 2006 at 12:25 am

    too many rhymes :)

  3. Gueston 11 Aug 2006 at 2:27 pm

    The most beautiful love poem in the world.Words are too poor to describe my feelings for these lines!
    This is it!

  4. Gueston 21 Aug 2006 at 6:44 am

    a very nice poem…

  5. anonymouson 11 Sep 2007 at 12:20 pm

    I think this s a truly beautiful poem, even though i don\’t understand it fully :?. The light shines through :grin :P

  6. bhargavon 10 Feb 2008 at 8:13 am

    [B]LOVELY poem[/B]

  7. satendra on 24 Sep 2009 at 11:53 pm

    the poem of is so good

  8. grahamon 04 Nov 2010 at 11:23 pm

    I came across this poem 58 years ago, in a book of poems bought for me by a girl friend (Majorie) it’s been with ever since.

  9. kekeon 26 Nov 2010 at 2:10 am

    this poem is just the best poem i have ever heard and i would like to read more of p.b shelley’s poem :D

  10. samon 15 Feb 2011 at 5:26 am

    nice poem…. but something is missing…. :wink:

  11. Barbon 07 Jul 2011 at 2:04 am

    Beautiful !!!!!!!!!!

  12. MACon 10 Jul 2011 at 2:00 am

    a very nic lines
    like moony…………~!!!!!!!!

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