English poetry

Poems in English

A PLAN THE MUSES ENTERTAINED

A PLAN the Muses entertain’d

Methodically to impart

To Psyche the poetic art;
Prosaic-pure her soul remain’d.
No wondrous sounds escaped her lyre

E’en in the fairest Summer night;
But Amor came with glance of fire,

The lesson soon was learn’d aright.

1827.*


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Poem A PLAN THE MUSES ENTERTAINED - Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe