The poem “The Flower That Smiles Today”, first published in 1824, two years after Percy Bysshe Shelley‘s tragic death, is sometimes called ‘Mutability’ , although in 1816 Shelley wrote another poem of the same title, which appeared in the collection “Alastor, or The Spirit of Solitude: And Other Poems”. Eight of its lines were quoted […]

Shelley: “Mutability”/2