Edgar Bowers

(2 March 1924 - 4 February 2000 / Rome)

Quotations

  • ''Sometimes outside beneath a bombers' moon
    You stood alone to watch the searchlights trace
    Their careful webs against the boding sky,''
    Edgar Bowers (b. 1924), U.S. poet. The Stoic: for Laura von Courten (l. 3-5). . . Contemporary American Poets, The; American Poetry since 1940. Mary Strand, ed. (1969) World Publishing Company.
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  • ''Eternal Venice sinking by degrees
    Into the very water that she lights;''
    Edgar Bowers (b. 1924), U.S. poet. The Stoic: for Laura von Courten (l. 19-20). . . Contemporary American Poets, The; American Poetry since 1940. Mary Strand, ed. (1969) World Publishing Company.

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Autumn Shade

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The autumn shade is thin. Grey leaves lie faint
Where they will lie, and, where the thick green was,
Light stands up, like a presence, to the sky.
The trees seem merely shadows of its age.
From off the hill, I hear the logging crew,
The furious and indifferent saw, the slow

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