Representative Poetry Online
  Poet Index   Poem Index   Random   Search  
  Introduction   Timeline   Calendar   Glossary   Criticism   Bibliography  
  RPO   Canadian Poetry   UTEL  
by Name
by Date
by Title
by First Line
by Last Line
Poet
Poem
Short poem
Keyword
Concordance

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834)

Fragment 2: I know 'tis but a Dream, yet feel more anguish


              1I know 'tis but a Dream, yet feel more anguish
              2Than if 'twere Truth. It has been often so:
              3Must I die under it? Is no one near?
              4Will no one hear these stifled groans and wake me?

Notes

1] From Notebook 16; cf. The Pains of Sleep.


Online text copyright © 2003, Ian Lancashire for the Department of English, University of Toronto.
Published by the Web Development Group, Information Technology Services, University of Toronto Libraries.

Original text: The poetical works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, ed. James Dykes Campbell (London: Macmillan, 1893). VICT Rare Books No. 151. The complete poetical works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: including poems and versions of poems now published for the first time, ed. Ernest Hartley Coleridge (Oxford : At the Clarendon Press, 1912). PR 4470 F12 VICT Rare Books.
Publication date note: 1893, 1912
RPO poem editor: Kathleen Coburn, R. S. Woof
RP edition: 3RP 2.474.
Recent editing: 4:2002/3/20

Composition date: 1806
Form note: unrhyming


Other poems by Samuel Taylor Coleridge