"I happened to read this poem on the Watchmen boards not soon after reading the graphic novel and watching the film. I immediately appreciated it.
"Look upon my works, ye Mighty and Despair"
Read in April 2009."
lidyaquino added this to a list 4 years, 11 months ago
“I MET a traveller from an antique land,
Who said: Two vast and trunkless legs of stone
Stand in the desert. Near them on the sand,
Half sunk, a shatter’d visage lies, whose frown
And wrinkled lip and sneer of cold command
Tell that its sculptor well those passions read
Which yet survive, stamp’d on these lifeless things,
The hand that mock’d them and the heart that fed;
And on the pedestal these words appear:
‘My name is Ozymandias, king of kings:
Look on my works, ye Mighty, and de"