Adelaide Crapsey

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Adelaide Crapsey (September 9, 1878 – October 8, 1914) was an American poet. Born in Brooklyn, New York, she was raised in Rochester, New York, daughter of Episcopal priest Algernon Sidney Crapsey, who had been transferred from New York City to Rochester, and Adelaide T. Crapsey.

She attended public school in Rochester, and then Kemper Hall, an ...

Popular Poems
1.
Adventure

Sun and wind and beat of sea,
Great lands stretching endlessly…
Where be bonds to bind the free?
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Doom

Peter stands by the gate,
And Michael by the throne.
'Peter, I would pass the gate
And come before the throne.'
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3.
Cinquains

Fate Defied

As it
Were tissue of silver
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4.
Chimes

The rose new-opening saith,
And the dew of the morning saith,
(Fallen leaves and vanished dew)
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5.
The Lonely Death

In the cold I will rise, I will bathe
In waters of ice; myself
Will shiver, and shrive myself,
Alone in the dawn, and anoint
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Rebecca Lyle 14 November 2018

I just read Doom, it is sensational

1 1 Reply
Corbin Garza 18 January 2005

give me a peace poem

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