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Poem by Samuel Taylor Coleridge


Time, Real and Imaginary


ON the wide level of a mountain's head
(I knew not where, but 'twas some faery place),
Their pinions, ostrich-like, for sails outspread,
Two lovely children run an endless race,
A sister and a brother!
This far outstripp'd the other;
Yet ever runs she with reverted face,
And looks and listens for the boy behind:
For he, alas! is blind!
O'er rough and smooth with even step he pass'd,
And knows not whether he be first or last.



                      Samuel Taylor Coleridge


Samuel Taylor Coleridge's other poems:
  1. Sonnet: On Receiving a Letter Informing Me of the Birth of a Son
  2. Julia
  3. An Invocation
  4. Devonshire Roads
  5. Love's Apparition and Evanishment: An Allegoric Romance


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