The Lady of Shalott by Alfred Tennyson
Christina Calisto Winslow
"The Lady of Shalott" Poem by English poet, Alfred Lord Tennyson recorded with beautiful Arthurian Music to take you back in time. The Lady of Shalott is a lyrical ballad inspired by the 13th-century short prose text Donna di Scalotta, it tells the story of Elaine of Astolat, a young noblewoman stranded in a tower up the river from Camelot who longs for Sir Lancelot. One of Tennyson’s best-known works, its vivid medieval romanticism and story of unrequited love is such a beautiful yet haunting poem. In the public domain.