Shelley Sonnet on Ballooning

Bright ball of flame that thro the gloom of even
Silently takes thine ethereal way
And with surpassing glory dimmst each ray
Twinkling amid the dark blue depth of Heaven;
Unlike the Fire thou bearest, soon shalt thou
Fade like a meteor in surrounding gloom,
Whilst that, unquenchable, is doomed to glow
A watch-light by the patriot’s lonely tomb,
A ray of courage to the opprest and poor…


The balloon as a "ray of courage."

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 Shelley: The Pursuit
Books, Brochures, and Chapters>Book:  Holmes , Richard (2005-11-10), Shelley: The Pursuit, HarperPerennial, Retrieved on 2012-01-02
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    23 MAR 2013

     Science and Naturalism in Poetry

    Poems on science and nature.
    Folksonomies: nature science poetry poems
    Folksonomies: nature science poetry poems