Archibald MacLeish

(7 May 1892 – 20 April 1982 / Glencoe, Illinois)

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  • James A. Legel (6/18/2016 10:49:00 AM)

    A lot of what A.M. said was not just Poems but Intellectual Quotations... HE WAS A.O.K. !

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  • Ahme Ahmed (11/7/2008 10:36:00 AM)

    please i want Archibald MacLeish ars poetica analysis please

The Too-Late Born

We too, we too, descending once again
The hills of our own land, we too have heard
Far off --- Ah, que ce cor a longue haleine ---
The horn of Roland in the passages of Spain,
The first, the second blast, the failing third,
And with the third turned back and climbed once more
The steep road southward, and heard faint the sound
Of swords, of horses, the disastrous war,
And crossed the dark defile at last, and found

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