Edwin Arlington Robinson

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

Ballad by the Fire


Slowly I smoke and hug my knee,
The while a witless masquerade
Of things that only children see
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  • Terry Finch (1/11/2010 3:37:00 PM)

    I like his style and he reminds me of some other poet, though I'm not sure just who. (Report) Reply

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