Shelley, Percy Bysshe - I were as in my boyhood
Type of Spiritual Experience
A description of the experience
Percy Bysshe Shelley
I were as in my boyhood and could be
The comrade of thy wanderings over heaven,
As then, when to outstrip the skyey speed
Scarce seemed a vision, I would never have striven
As thus with thee in prayer in my sore need.
O lift me as a wave, a leaf, a cloud,
I fall upon the thorns of life!