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Fragment: Questions

Is it that in some brighter sphere
We part from friends we meet with here?
Or do we see the Future pass
Over the Present’s dusky glass?
Or what is that that makes us seem
To patch up fragments of a dream,
Part of which comes true, and part
Beats and trembles in the heart?
 

Credit


This poem is in the public domain.

About this Poem


“Fragment: Questions” was published in Poems by Percy Bysshe Shelley (George Bell & Sons, 1902).

Author


Percy Bysshe Shelley

Percy Bysshe Shelley, whose literary career was marked with controversy due to his views on religion, atheism, socialism, and free love, is known as a talented lyrical poet and one of the major figures of English romanticism. 

Date Published: 2017-10-08

Source URL: https://poets.org/poem/fragment-questions