Poets | Poem of the Day | Top 40 | Search | Comments | Privacy
October 20th, 2016 - we have 234 poets, 8,025 poems and 317,141 comments.
Vachel Lindsay - What the Coal-Heaver Said

The moon's an open furnace door
Where all can see the blast,
We shovel in our blackest griefs,
Upon that grate are cast
Our aching burdens, loves and fears
And underneath them wait
Paper and tar and pitch and pine
Called strife and blood and hate.

Out of it all there comes a flame,
A splendid widening light.
Sorrow is turned to mystery
And Death into delight. 

Share |

Added: Jun 15 2005 | Viewed: 2032 times | Comments and analysis of What the Coal-Heaver Said by Vachel Lindsay Comments (8)

What the Coal-Heaver Said - Comments and Information

Poet: Vachel Lindsay
Poem: What the Coal-Heaver Said
Poem of the Day: May 10 2010

Comment 8 of 8, added on January 1st, 2016 at 4:20 PM.


OSiSnhYW from Belize
Comment 7 of 8, added on November 28th, 2015 at 11:11 AM.

dvZ5Yy I truly appreciate this article post.Thanks Again. Really Great.

fiverr crorkservice from Romania
Comment 6 of 8, added on November 8th, 2015 at 12:24 PM.

FCmUzx Thanks for the article.Really looking forward to read more. Awesome.

crorkservice fiverr from Cuba

Are you looking for more information on this poem? Perhaps you are trying to analyze it? The poem, What the Coal-Heaver Said, has received 8 comments. Click here to read them, and perhaps post a comment of your own.

Poem Info

Lindsay Info
Copyright © 2000-2015 Gunnar Bengtsson. All Rights Reserved. Links