William Shakespeare

Alas! certainty dare not come to unveil

His life genuine.

The Man universal abides in mystery’s

Stupendous ruin.

But the huge oblivion sadly fails to fell

His action-tree.

The ocean-pride of English souls ever

In him we see.


 Excerpt from Philosopher-Thinkers: The Power-Towers Of The Mind And Poet-Seers: The Fragrance-Hours Of The Heart In The West

by Sri Chinmoy.