Edwin Arlington Robinson

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

Amaryllis


Once, when I wandered in the woods alone,
An old man tottered up to me and said,
“Come, friend, and see the grave that I have made
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  • Rookie - 0 Points Brian Purdy (1/11/2012 10:32:00 PM)

    A brilliantly-turned and affecting sonnet by a master craftsman poet. Last line brings inexorably to mind and heart my own remembrances of loved ones grown old and sere, stripped of all they were save what those who loved them remember. (Report) Reply

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