Edwin Arlington Robinson

(22 December 1869 – 6 April 1935 / Maine / United States)

Ballad By The Fire - Poem by Edwin Arlington Robinson

Slowly I smoke and hug my knee,
The while a witless masquerade
Of things that only children see
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Comments about Ballad By The Fire by Edwin Arlington Robinson

  • Savita Tyagi (1/11/2018 3:45:00 PM)


    Dry nice poem with a touch of mythology weaved in. (Report) Reply

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  • Edward Kofi Louis (1/11/2018 11:23:00 AM)


    A filmsy cavalcade! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us. (Report) Reply

  • (1/11/2018 1:58:00 AM)


    We wonder what new danger there is in store for us, and we begin to feel nervous and anxious but as told life
    is a game and that must be played as one by one the phantoms go..........very well composed and inspiring
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  • (1/11/2010 3:37:00 PM)


    I like his style and he reminds me of some other poet, though I'm not sure just who. (Report) Reply








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