To The Sphinx By John L. Stoddard

To The Sphinx By John L. Stoddard O sleepless Sphinx! Thy sadly patient eyes, Forever gazing o’er the shifting sands, Have watched Earth’s countless dynasties arise, Stalk forth like spectres waving gory hands, Then fade away with scarce a lasting trace To mark the secret of their dwelling place: O sleepless Sphinx! O changeless Sphinx! […]