Henry David Thoreau

Concord, Massachusetts
Henry David Thoreau
Concord, Massachusetts
Friday, January 3, 2003

Epitaph On The World Comments

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Here lies the body of this world,
Whose soul alas to hell is hurled.
This golden youth long since was past,
Its silver manhood went as fast,

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Henry David Thoreau
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Erasmus Of Rivenfjord 10 April 2018
If only poetry was written like this nowadays
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Wallace Kaufman 19 October 2018
Such poetry is still written but seldom published. As the poet Marilyn Hacker observed, Poetry seems to have been eliminated as a literary genre, and installed instead, as a kind of spiritual aerobic exercise- nobody need read it, but anybody can do it.
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