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Edwin Arlington Robinson - Two Quatrains


As eons of incalculable strife 
Are in the vision of one moment caught, 
So are the common, concrete things of life 
Divinely shadowed on the walls of Thought. 


We shriek to live, but no man ever lives
Till he has rid the ghost of human breath; 
We dream to die, but no man ever dies 
Till he has quit the road that runs to death. 

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Poet: Edwin Arlington Robinson
Poem: Two Quatrains
Poem of the Day: Apr 25 2016
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