Walter Conrad Arensberg
Walter Conrad Arensberg Poems
- Dialogue Be patient, Life, when Love is at the gate, And ...
- Song Of The Souls Set Free Wrap the earth in cloudy weather ...
- To Hasekawa Perhaps it is no matter that you died. Life’s ...
- At Daybreak I had a dream and I awoke with it— Poor little ...
- Voyage A L'Infini The swan existing Is like a song with an ...
Walter Conrad Arensberg (April 4, 1878 – January 29, 1954) was an American art collector, critic and poet. His father was part owner and president of a crucible steel company. He majored in English and philosophy at Harvard University. With his wife Louise (1879-1953), he collected art and supported artistic endeavors.
Between 1913 and 1950 the couple collected the works of Modern ... more »
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Be patient, Life, when Love is at the gate,
And when he enters let him be at home.
Think of the roads that he has had to roam.
Think of the years that he has had to wait.
But if I let Love in I shall be late.
Another has come first -- there is no room.
And I am thoughtful of the endless loom --
Let Love be patient, the importunate.
O Life, be idle and let Love come in,
And give thy dreamy hair that Love may spin.
But Love himself is idle with his song.
Let Love come last, and then may Love last long.
Be patient, Life, for Love is ...