Stephen Crane

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

There Was A Man Who Lived A Life Of Fire - Poem by Stephen Crane

There was a man who lived a life of fire.
Even upon the fabric of time,
Where purple becomes orange
And orange purple,
This life glowed,
A dire red stain, indelible;
Yet when he was dead,
He saw that he had not lived.


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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004



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