“Before a Statue of Achilles”

By |2020-07-21T13:35:24-05:00May 8th, 2016|Categories: Poetry|

I Behold Pelides with his yellow hair, Proud child of Thetis, hero loved of Jove; Above the frowning of his brows of wove A crown of gold, well combed, with Spartan care. Who might have seen him, sullen, great, and fair, As with the wrongful world he proudly strove, And by high deeds his wilder [...]