The Messengers a poem by Clark Ashton Smith, read by Mr Jim Moon. Written on 21st May 1911 but first appeared in The Shadow of the Unattained: The Letters of George Sterling and Clark Ashton Smith (2005)
by Clark Ashton Smith
Catching a little wind’s unrest,
The dandelion-crests dissolve,
Where swooping wings of air involve
And lift them to a scattered quest.
Snared in the tangled zephyr-coil,
They try the day to hidden ends—
The messengers that Beauty sends
With words of waking to the soil.