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Stephen Crane - In the desert

In the desert
I saw a creature, naked, bestial,
Who, squatting upon the ground,
Held his heart in his hands,
And ate of it.
I said: "Is it good, friend?"
"It is bitter - bitter," he answered;
"But I like it
Because it is bitter,
And because it is my heart."

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Poet: Stephen Crane
Poem: 3. In the desert
Volume: The Black Riders & Other Lines
Year: Published/Written in 1905
Poem of the Day: Jun 28 2000

Comment 857 of 857, added on June 10th, 2015 at 2:43 AM.
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Comment 856 of 857, added on June 10th, 2015 at 12:11 AM.
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Comment 855 of 857, added on June 8th, 2015 at 6:12 PM.
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