Ambrose Bierce

(24 June 1842 - 26 December 1913 / Horse Cave Creek, Ohio)

Rimer - Poem by Ambrose Bierce

The rimer quenches his unheeded fires,
The sound surceases and the sense expires.
Then the domestic dog, to east and west,
Expounds the passions burning in his breast.
The rising moon o'er that enchanted land
Pauses to hear and yearns to understand.


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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, May 9, 2001

Poem Edited: Wednesday, February 29, 2012


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