Archibald MacLeish

(7 May 1892 – 20 April 1982 / Glencoe, Illinois)

Ancestral


The star dissolved in evening—the one star
The silently
and night O soon now, soon
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  • Noel Deyoung (6/25/2012 6:34:00 PM)

    I found this poem marked by my husband the day after his passing.He underlined the words”and I was not afraid.”We read it at his service.For me this poem is quite profound. (Report) Reply

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