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Chapter 1: Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley

When the first chapter leaves you wanting more. Chapter 1 of Frankenstein (1818), written by Mary Shelley and read by me…


Percy + Mary = Elopement & Scandal

On this date in 1814, poet Percy Bysshe Shelley eloped with Mary Godwin. Unfortunately, the poet was already married to Harriet Westbrook, who was pregnant with the couple’s son.


2. Percy Bysshe Shelley, "When the lamp is shattered" (1821-22)

When the lamp is shattered

The light in the dust lies dead–

When the cloud is scattered

The rainbow’s glory is shed–

When the lute is broken… 1,509 more words

British Poetry

The Political Fury of Percy Bysshe Shelley - on openDemocracy

Click here for my openDemocracy article on the searing criticism of the British establishment by one of our greatest poets, Percy Bysshe Shelley, and its relevance in the 21st Century.

Poems with Some of the Most Beautiful Imageries

Poets offer a glimpse of their musings through their poetry, and often we find that they do a very good job in casting word imageries. There are numerous poems with beautiful imageries and we have plenty of such poets who deserve to be credited for their works. 748 more words


3 Day Quote Challenge: Society

A big thank you to Sensible Teen for the nomination! It is a wonderful blog written by a teenager from India with a refreshing perspective and a sharp wit. 372 more words