Daniel Leach

Daniel R. Leach

About Daniel R. Leach

Daniel R. Leach has written essays on the poetry of Keats and Shelley and on the recitation of poetry for the Schiller Institute’s magazine, Fidelio, and he has conducted workshops and seminars in recitation. Mr. Leach has self-published a collection of poems, entitled Voices on the Wind, and his poems also appear on The Chained Muse, which is dedicated to a revival of classical poetry, as well as on The Society of Classical Poets.

On the Anniversary of Percy Bysshe Shelley’s Birth

By |2019-08-03T07:44:10-05:00August 3rd, 2019|Categories: Culture, History, Literature, Poetry|

Percy Bysshe Shelley’s extensive reading of the greatest classical thinkers led him to a deep love of beauty. Though he was hounded out of his country, slandered and ostracized, he became, after his death, immortal, as his works spread and succeeding generations were able to experience their beauty and profundity. Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822) is [...]

“Poems Unwritten”

By |2019-05-21T12:57:25-05:00May 21st, 2019|Categories: Culture, Imagination, Poetry|

Sometimes, when the light and the mists of the day Settle holy and soft on the edge of the night, When the sights and the sounds of the world melt away, And the vision that lives in the soul takes flight, That feeling comes on I felt since I was young, Of poems unwritten and [...]

“Evening Flight”

By |2019-04-03T14:08:24-05:00April 3rd, 2019|Categories: Culture, Poetry|

The sun appeared to linger long and low Upon the western sea of clouds that day, And for a moment draw the soul away To sacred places only spirits know— Where from some source of beauty, seem to flow Eternal mysteries of things unseen, That somehow we can briefly glimpse between This light, and [...]