Percy Bysshe Shelley

Percy Bysshe ShelleyHappy birthday to Percy Bysshe Shelley, who was born on this day in 1792.

Music, when soft voices die,
Vibrates in the memory;
Odours, when sweet violets sicken,
Live within the sense they quicken.

Rose leaves, when the rose is dead,
Are heap’d for the beloved’s bed;
And so thy thoughts, when thou art gone,
Love itself shall slumber on.