"Ophelia," by John Everett Millais‘A Song to Some Lady’ by Justin T. Monelt The Society August 20, 2016 Beauty, Culture, Poetry 1 Comment If I were to have been conceived Beneath a greater star, My sorrows would have been reprieved By powers great and far. Were I to have been born as strong As storm and fire and sea, Your royal heart would never belong To any man but me. Yet surely as the evening sets Her cover over the day, And wintry hoar falls and besets The dainty flowers of May, I’ll lay to rest all blissful thoughts Of passion and desire, And smother out the spark that wrought This once enticing fire. Justin Monelt is a 23-year-old poet living in New York. Related Post Essay: ‘Poetry and the Muses Part 2’ by James Sa... The Muses we understand from Part 1 of this article are the daughters of the future and the past, and more specifically of memory, light, truth and be... Tell the world:FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterestRedditLinkedInEmail One Response Zachary Dilks August 25, 2016 Beautiful and sad, Justin. You have a fine way of writing directly to the soul Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.