by Percy Bysshe Shelley
Fragment: Rain
Fragment: To Italy

Fragment: A Tale Untold

Published by Mrs. Shelley, "Poetical Works", 1839, 2nd edition.

 One sung of thee who left the tale untold, Like the false dawns which perish in the bursting; Like empty cups of wrought and daedal gold, Which mock the lips with air, when they are thirsting.