Conrad Potter Aiken

Conrad Potter Aiken

Savannah, Georgia
Conrad Potter Aiken
Savannah, Georgia
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Conrad Potter Aiken was an American novelist and poet, whose work includes poetry, short stories, novels, a play and an autobiography.

Early Years

Aiken was the son of wealthy, socially prominent New Englanders who had moved to Savannah, Georgia, where his father became a highly respected physician and surgeon. But then something happe ...
Popular Poems
1.
Annihilation
While the blue noon above us arches,
And the poplar sheds disconsolate leaves,
Tell me again why love bewitches,
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2.
All Lovely Things
All lovely things will have an ending,
All lovely things will fade and die,
And youth, that's now so bravely spending,
Will beg a penny by and by.
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3.
Music I Heard
Music I heard with you was more than music,
And bread I broke with you was more than bread;
Now that I am without you, all is desolate;
All that was once so beautiful is dead.
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4.
Discordants
I. (Bread and Music)

Music I heard with you was more than music,
And bread I broke with you was more than bread;
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5.
Beloved, Let Us Once More Praise The Rain
Beloved, let us once more praise the rain.
Let us discover some new alphabet,
For this, the often praised; and be ourselves,
The rain, the chickweed, and the burdock leaf,
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Comments

lucyelouise 03 October 2018
please someone interpret two coffees in the espagnol for me - I am new at reading poetry but I like this one
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gil moody 24 September 2018
cannot find conrad aiken poem......the road
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Diana 10 May 2018
Conrad Potter Aiken is my daddy
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