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Alan Seeger

(22 June 1888 - 4 July 1916 / New York City, New York)

Poems of Alan Seeger

1. A Message to America 1/1/2004
2. After an Epigram of Clement Marot 1/1/2004
3. All That's Not Love . . . 1/1/2004
4. An Ode to Antares 1/1/2004
5. Antinous 1/1/2004
6. Ariosto. Orlando Furioso, Canto X, 91-99 1/1/2004
7. At the Tomb of Napoleon 1/1/2004
8. Bellinglise 1/1/2004
9. Broceliande 1/1/2004
10. Champagne, 1914-15 1/3/2003
11. Coucy 1/1/2004
12. Do You Remember Once . . . 1/1/2004
13. El Extraviado 1/1/2004
14. Eudaemon 1/1/2004
15. Fragments 1/1/2004
16. I have a Rendezvous with Death 1/3/2003
17. I Loved... 1/1/2004
18. Juvenilia, An Ode to Natural Beauty 1/1/2004
19. Kyrenaikos 1/1/2004
20. La Nue 1/1/2004

The Rendezvous

He faints with hope and fear. It is the hour.
Distant, across the thundering organ-swell,
In sweet discord from the cathedral-tower,
Fall the faint chimes and the thrice-sequent bell.
Over the crowd his eye uneasy roves.
He sees a plume, a fur; his heart dilates --
Soars . . . and then sinks again. It is not hers he loves.
She will not come, the woman that he waits.

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