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Robinson Jeffers - End Of The World

When I was young in school in Switzerland, about the time of the Boer War,
We used to take it for known that the human race
Would last the earth out, not dying till the planet died. I wrote a schoolboy poem
About the last man walking in stoic dignity along the dead shore
Of the last sea, alone, alone, alone, remembering all
His racial past. But now I don't think so. They'll die faceless in flocks,
And the earth flourish long after mankind is out.

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Poet: Robinson Jeffers
Poem: End Of The World
Volume: The Beginning and the End & Other Poems
Poem of the Day: Jun 20 2010

Comment 1 of 1, added on June 7th, 2005 at 2:06 PM.

i think this would be cool poem if they had directions how to get to it or how to read it

mike

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