Treasure Island

Ambrose Bierce

(24 June 1842 - 26 December 1913 / Horse Cave Creek, Ohio)

A Builder


I saw the devil-he was working free:
A customs-house he builded by the sea.
'Why do you this?' The devil raised his head;
'Churches and courts I've built enough,' he said.

Submitted: Thursday, September 27, 2012

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (A Builder by Ambrose Bierce )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Cold hearts, Over The Moon
  2. All I want is a friendship, Alice Cordy
  3. Many Mistakes, Michael McParland
  4. Happy 18th Birthday, Alice Cordy
  5. Above the Storm, Alice Cordy
  6. a rainy day@ kidapawan, RIC S. BASTASA
  7. Provocation, Over The Moon
  8. Be patient, hasmukh amathalal
  9. memory lane@tabon, RIC S. BASTASA
  10. dawn i know, in deep understanding shall.., RIC S. BASTASA

Poem of the Day

poet Walt Whitman

ARM’D year! year of the struggle!
No dainty rhymes or sentimental love verses for you, terrible year!
Not you as some pale poetling, seated at a desk, lisping cadenzas
piano;
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  4. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  5. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  6. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  7. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  8. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  9. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  10. "Hope" is the thing with feathers, Emily Dickinson

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]