Archibald MacLeish
Glencoe, Illinois
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Ancestral

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The star dissolved in evening—the one star
The silently
and night O soon now, soon
And still the light now
and still now the large
Relinquishing
and through the pools of blue
Still, still the swallows
and a wind now
and the tree
Gathering darkness:
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Dutendra Chamling 01 November 2015
...Far off of morning where I should awake... Beautiful.
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Noel Deyoung 25 June 2012
I found this poem marked by my husband the day after his passing.He underlined the words”and I was not afraid.”We read it at his service.For me this poem is quite profound.
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