Stephen Crane

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

There Was A Great Cathedral - Poem by Stephen Crane

There was a great cathedral.
To solemn songs,
A white procession
Moved toward the altar.
The chief man there
Was erect, and bore himself proudly.
Yet some could see him cringe,
As in a place of danger,
Throwing frightened glances into the air,
A-start at threatening faces of the past.


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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004



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