Saturday, November 9, 2013

Review of "There may be chaos still around the world" by George Santayana

"There may be chaos still around the world" by George Santayana (d. 1952), a former Harvard professor, was offered by Poets.org's Poem-A-Day on November 9, 2013.  A link to the poem may be found here:

http://www.poets.org/viewmedia.php/prmMID/23753?utm_source=PAD%3A+There+may+be+chaos+still+around+the+world+by+George+Santayana&utm_campaign=poemaday_110913&utm_medium=email

The poem is a variation on a classic Shakespearean sonnet.  The speaker, presumably the poet, is heedless of the harsh realities of the outside world as his inner world is so rich and engaging.

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