Archibald MacLeish
Glencoe, Illinois
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Dr. Sigmund Freud Discovers The Sea Shell

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Science, that simple saint, cannot be bothered
Figuring what anything is for:
Enough for her devotions that things are
And can be contemplated soon as gathered.

She knows how every living thing was fathered,
She calculates the climate of each star,
She counts the fish at sea, but cannot care
Why any one of them exists, fish, fire or feathered.
Why should she? Her religion is to tell
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Kaustub Bharadwaj 17 March 2019
was this poem a part of a compilation. I am looking to cite this poem
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Panmelys Panmelys 11 August 2015
What can one add to this extraordinary poet! Nothing but silence and wonder. Panmelys
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Brian Jani 13 May 2014
Archibald Amazing poetic skills here
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