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Edwin Arlington Robinson - The House on the Hill

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

Through broken walls and gray
The winds blow bleak and shrill:
They are all gone away.

Nor is there one to-day
To speak them good or ill:
There is nothing more to say.

Why is it then we stray
Around the sunken sill?
They are all gone away,

And our poor fancy-play
For them is wasted skill:
There is nothing more to say.

There is ruin and decay
In the House on the Hill:
They are all gone away,
There is nothing more to say.

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Poet: Edwin Arlington Robinson
Poem: The House on the Hill

Comment 275 of 275, added on April 6th, 2016 at 11:29 AM.
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e1CI4n Sounds like anything plenty of forty somethings and beyond ought to study. The feelings of neglect is there in a lot of levels every time a single ends the mountain.

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