The Poet’s Place

Quill pen and inkwell resting on an old book with green background concept for literature, writing, author and history
 To Virtue only and her friends, a friend,
 The World beside may murmur, or commend.
 Know, all the distant din that world can keep,
 Rolls o’er my Grotto, and but sooths my sleep.
 There, my retreat the best Companions grace,
 Chiefs out of war, and Statesmen out of place.
 There St. John mingles with my friendly bowl
 The Feast of Reason and the Flow of Soul. 

~ Alexander Pope, “The First Satire of the Second Book of Horace Imitated”

If you enjoy this blog, please share with friends!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: