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Analysis and comments on The Purse-Seine by Robinson Jeffers

Comment 1 of 1, added on October 27th, 2005 at 11:47 AM.


Robinson Jeffers has utilized his insight to deliver a message that should
be acknowledged by all.

That stated, I believe that my poem "To Duty", offers a similar plea /
message that it is time to wake, or prepare to suffer the costs of our
collective infection by the madness of greed.


What is one's duty,
When acknowledging a threat
That would destroy all beauty,
Even steal childrens' breath?
Does therein lie evil
In avoiding a way
That forces the matter,
That builds to a day
When humanity shatters
Greed's guilty ways?
Copyright D.J.L.
February 21/88

Thank you.

Daniel J. Lavigne from Canada

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Poet: Robinson Jeffers
Poem: The Purse-Seine
Year: 1937
Added: Feb 20 2003
Viewed: 826 times
Poem of the Day: Jul 4 2007

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