by Percy Bysshe Shelley
Otho
Fragment: Satan Broken Loose

'O That a Chariot of Cloud Were Mine'

Published by Dr. Garnett, "Relics of Shelley", 1862.

 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!  I would sail on the waves of the billowy wind To the mountain peak and the rocky lake, And the...