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Edwin Arlington Robinson

1869 - 1935
Edwin Arlington Robinson was one of the most prolific major American poets of the 20th century. Ironically, despite his extensive literary output, very few of his poems have won renown. Nowadays, he is regarded as unique among the American poets of his time for his devotion to his art. During his lifetime, he won 3 Pulitzer Prizes and was nominated 4 times for the Nobel Prize in Literature.
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As we the withered ferns
By the roadway lying,
Time, the jester, spurns
All our prayers and ... [+]

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Whenever Richard Cory went down town,
We people on the pavement looked at him:
He was a gentleman ... [+]

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They are all gone away,
The House is shut and still,
There is nothing more to say.

Through ... [+]

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Much as he left it when he went from us
Here was the room again where he had been
So long that ... [+]

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Old Eben Flood, climbing alone one night
Over the hill between the town below
And the forsaken ... [+]