Edwin Arlington Robinson
Edwin Arlington Robinson Poems
|83.||On The Way||1/3/2003|
|84.||The Town Down By The River||1/3/2003|
|85.||The False Gods||1/3/2003|
|87.||Villanelle Of Change||1/3/2003|
|89.||The Long Race||1/3/2003|
|90.||The Poor Relation||1/3/2003|
|92.||Old King Cole||1/3/2003|
|99.||The Story Of The Ashes And The Flame||1/3/2003|
|100.||Pasa Thalassa Thalassa||1/3/2003|
|110.||The Burning Book||1/3/2003|
|117.||The Dark House||1/3/2003|
|118.||The Dead Village||1/3/2003|
|119.||Rembrandt To Rembrandt||1/3/2003|
|120.||The Flying Dutchman||1/3/2003|
Comments about Edwin Arlington Robinson
Whenever Richard Cory went down town,
We people on the pavement looked at him:
He was a gentleman from sole to crown,
Clean favored, and imperially slim.
And he was always quietly arrayed,
And he was always human when he talked;
But still he fluttered pulses when he said,
'Good-morning,' and he glittered when he walked.
And he was rich - yes, richer than a king -
And admirably schooled in every grace:
In fine, we thought that he was everything
To make us wish that we were in his place.
So on we worked, and waited for the light,
And went ...
Villanelle Of Change
Since Persia fell at Marathon,
The yellow years have gathered fast:
Long centuries have come and gone.
And yet (they say) the place will don
A phantom fury of the past,
Since Persia fell at Marathon;
And as of old, when Helicon