John Crowe Ransom

(30 April 1888 - 3 July 1974 / Pulaski Tennessee)

Necrological


The friar had said his paternosters duly
And scourged his limbs, and afterwards would have slept;
But with much riddling his head became unruly,
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  • Freshman - 816 Points Leslie Philibert (8/2/2014 5:19:00 AM)

    Readers of this might like my work too. I have had work published in magazines in the US, and on a lot of internet
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  • Rookie Jeryn Bean (8/3/2013 12:12:00 AM)

    I write poems from the heart, so they're not silly or anything like that. they are deep, And somber. If you like them or rate them, its up to you. All i ask is that you give them a chance. Please check out my poems. And let me know what you think if you want. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,842 Points Babatunde Aremu (8/2/2013 4:53:00 AM)

    Wonderful write by the sage! I like it. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Padmaja Iyengar (8/2/2013 2:19:00 AM)

    A superbly constructed necropolis with great wordplay! Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 278 Points Jack Growden (8/2/2013 1:35:00 AM)

    PLEASE READ MY COLLECTION! ! I am a young, aspiring poet. Feel free to rate and comment on my pieces. Thanks, Jack Growden (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 127 Points Allemagne Roßmann (8/2/2012 6:46:00 AM)

    Absolute necropolis established with the cemetary of words (Report) Reply

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