Richard Eberhart

(1904-2005 / Austin, Minnesota)

Richard Eberhart Quotes

The Spider


The spider expects the cold of winter.
When the shadows fall in long Autumn
He congeals in a nest of paper, prepares
The least and minimal existence,
Obedient to nature. No other course
Is his; no other availed him when
In high summer he spun and furled

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