Edwin Arlington Robinson

(22 December 1869 – 6 April 1935 / Maine / United States)

Edwin Arlington Robinson Poems

161. Two Gardens In Linndale 1/3/2003
162. Two Men 1/3/2003
163. Two Octaves 1/3/2003
164. Two Quatrains 1/3/2003
165. Two Sonnets 1/3/2003
166. Uncle Ananias 1/3/2003
167. Vain Gratuities 1/3/2003
168. Variations Of Greek Themes 1/3/2003
169. Verlaine 1/3/2003
170. Veteran Sirens 1/3/2003
171. Vickery's Mountain 1/3/2003
172. Villanelle Of Change 1/3/2003
173. Walt Whitman 1/3/2003
174. Why He Was There 11/26/2014
175. Zola 1/3/2003
Best Poem of Edwin Arlington Robinson

Richard Cory

Whenever Richard Cory went down town,
We people on the pavement looked at him:
He was a gentleman from sole to crown,
Clean favored, and imperially slim.

And he was always quietly arrayed,
And he was always human when he talked;
But still he fluttered pulses when he said,
'Good-morning,' and he glittered when he walked.

And he was rich - yes, richer than a king -
And admirably schooled in every grace:
In fine, we thought that he was everything
To make us wish that we were in his place.

So on we worked, and waited for the light,
And went ...

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Haunted House

Here was a place where none would ever come
For shelter, save as we did from the rain.
We saw no ghost, yet once outside again
Each wondered why the other should be so dumb;
And ruin, and to our vision it was plain
Where thrift, outshivering fear, had let remain
Some chairs that were like skeletons of home.

There were no trackless footsteps on the floor

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