Edwin Arlington Robinson

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

Aaron Stark - Poem by Edwin Arlington Robinson

Withal a meagre man was Aaron Stark, --
Cursed and unkempt, shrewd, shrivelled, and morose.
A miser was he, with a miser's nose,
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Comments about Aaron Stark by Edwin Arlington Robinson

  • Rookie - 6 Points Dawn Fuzan (5/14/2014 5:00:00 PM)

    Edwin This is an interesting piece of poetry keep it up (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie Aaron Starck (2/18/2005 2:38:00 AM)

    simply put, a masterpiece. through the author's words, i easily related to the inner turmoil of Aaron - don't we ALL feel the cold ostracism that Aaron experiences at times? his despicable nature is apparent, culminating with the biting final stanza:

    'And then (and only then) did Aaron laugh.'

    I know how you feel Aaron, I know how you feel. May you finally rest in peace. (Report) Reply








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