O That A Chariot Of Cloud Were Mine!

Percy Bysshe Shelley 1792 (Horsham) – 1822 (Lerici)



O that a chariot of cloud were mine!
Of cloud which the wild tempest weaves in air,
When the moon over the ocean’s line
Is spreading the locks of her bright gray hair.
O that a chariot of cloud were mine! 5
I would sail on the waves of the billowy wind
To the mountain peak and the rocky lake,
And the...

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Scheme ABABACDE
Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 307
Words 64
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 8

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Percy Bysshe Shelley was one of the major English Romantic poets and is regarded by critics as among the finest lyric poets in the English language. more…

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