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Poem by Aldous Huxley


Inspiration


Noonday upon the Alpine meadows
Pours its avalanche of Light
And blazing flowers: the very shadows
Translucent are and bright.
It seems a glory that nought surpasses--
Passion of angels in form and hue--
When, lo! from the jewelled heaven of the grasses
Leaps a lightning of sudden blue.
Dimming the sun-drunk petals,
Bright even unto pain,
The grasshopper flashes, settles,
And then is quenched again.



Aldous Huxley


Aldous Huxley's other poems:
  1. Anniversaries
  2. Italy
  3. The Alien
  4. A Little Memory
  5. Waking


Poems of the other poets with the same name:

  • Samuel Johnson Inspiration ("LIFE of Ages, richly poured")
  • Robert Service Inspiration ("How often have I started out")
  • Ella Wilcox Inspiration ("Not like a daring, bold, aggressive boy")

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