On Fanny Godwin

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



Her voice did quiver as we parted,
Yet knew I not that heart was broken
From which it came, and I departed
Heeding not the words then spoken.
Misery--O Misery,
This world is all too wide for thee.

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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Characters 199
Words 40
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 6

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