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Stephen Crane - Mystic shadow, bending near me,

Mystic shadow, bending near me,
Who art thou?
Whence come ye?
And -- tell me -- is it fair
Or is the truth bitter as eaten fire?

Tell me!
Fear not that I should quaver.
For I dare -- I dare.
Then, tell me!

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Poet: Stephen Crane
Poem: 7. Mystic shadow, bending near me,
Volume: The Black Riders & Other Lines
Year: Published/Written in 1905
Poem of the Day: Jan 23 2016

Comment 1 of 1, added on April 19th, 2007 at 10:20 AM.

i liked this one too. it is understandable and i do believe i has a great meaning to it!! this was a great poet!!

Starfire from United States

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