Hasten to the bridal bed -
Underneath the grave 'tis spread:
In darkness may our love be hid,
Oblivion be our coverlid -
We may rest, and nione forbid.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

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    General CommentNo comment's?
    I'm in love with this poem. I wrote it in a Christmas card to my girlfriend.
    I't about being buried with a lover, so they can escape the prudery ofthe poem's era. Percy Shelley is one of the greatest gothic poets in history, along with Dante, Byron etc. For shame all you "goths" who haven't recognised this poem's brilliance!
    riverofletheon March 06, 2006   Link
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    General Commentdude, i love all those poets you mentioned. However, none of them are "gothic" poets. Byron and Shelley are both poets of the Romantic era. Dante is from much earlier, and has much more in common with the greek and roman classics then any sort of 'gothic" literature movement.
    deathproofon June 05, 2007   Link

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