Definition of Ode to the West Wind from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Ode to the West Wind

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a poem (1820) by Shelley. The poet describes the violence of the 'wild West Wind' and of nature itself, causing so much destruction in the autumn, but at the same time he finds it good because it prepares the way for new life in the spring.
Be through my lips to unawaken'd earthThe trumpet of a prophecy! O Wind,If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?