My Weary Life (1)

My weary life, that lives unsatisfied/ On the foiled off-brink of being e'er but this,/ To whom the power to will hath been denied/ And the will to renounce doth also miss;/ My sated life, with havin...

I Walk Alone (2)

I?/ I walk alone;/ The midnight street/ Spins itself from under my feet;/ My eyes shut/ These dreaming houses all snuff out;/ Through a whim of mine/ Over gables the moon's celestial onion/ Hangs hig...

Like a Fierce Beast (3)

Oh to be idle loving idleness!/ But I am idle all in hate of me;/ Ever in action's dream, in the false stress/ Of purposed action never act to be./ Like a fierce beast self-penned in a bait-lair,/ My...



On Anger: "For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind."
On Destiny: "Our destiny exercises its influence over us even when, as yet, we have not learned its nature: it is our future that lays down the law of our today."
Human, All Too Human
On Friendship: "A crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love."