Stephen Crane

(November 1, 1871 – June 5, 1900 / New Jersey)

In A Lonely Place - Poem by Stephen Crane

In a lonely place,
I encountered a sage
Who sat, all still,
Regarding a newspaper.
He accosted me:
'Sir, what is this? '
Then I saw that I was greater,
Aye, greater than this sage.
I answered him at once,
'Old, old man, it is the wisdom of the age.'
The sage looked upon me with admiration.

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004

Poem Edited: Wednesday, June 10, 2015

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