Trumbull Stickney

(June 20, 1874 – October 11, 1904 / Geneva)

The Passions That We Fought With - Poem by Trumbull Stickney

The passions that we fought with and subdued
Never quite die. In some maimed serpent's coil
They lurk, ready to spring and vindicate
That power was once our torture and our lord.


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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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