Richard Wilbur

(March 1, 1921)

Epistemology - Poem by Richard Wilbur

I.
Kick at the rock, Sam Johnson, break your bones:
But cloudy, cloudy is the stuff of stones.

II.
We milk the cow of the world, and as we do
We whisper in her ear, 'You are not true.'


Comments about Epistemology by Richard Wilbur

  • (7/8/2018 1:38:00 PM)


    Twelve years have passed since I was last here - in disguise. It's been too long. And it looks like I saw it all more clearly then. Still a fair comment, I believe.. oops! (Report) Reply

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  • (11/4/2006 7:13:00 PM)


    Short shrift for adherents of Scepticism (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, August 12, 2003



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