There be two men of all mankind
That I should like to know about;
But search and question where I will,
I cannot ever find them out.

Melchizedek he praised the Lord,
And gave some wine to Abraham;
But who can tell what else he did
Must be more learned than I am.

Ucalegon he lost his house
When Agamemnon came to Troy;
But who can tell me who he was —
I’ll pray the gods to give him joy.

There be two men of all mankind
That I’m forever thinking on:
They chase me everywhere I go, —
Melchizedek, Ucalegon.

Analysis, meaning and summary of Edwin Arlington Robinson's poem Two Men

1 Comment

  1. Jenny says:

    I rather don’t know what Edwin Arlington Robinson wanted
    to say in the poem but I think the one part with Troy is about the battle fo Troy. I don’t know what the poem is about anyway…-.- but I think he /she is speaking abou men! lol

    This is my homework for my next Englis lesson! So please write something about the poem please!
    thx Jenny

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