There was a man who lived a life of fire

There was a man who lived a life of fire.
Even upon the fabric of time,
Where purple becomes orange
And orange purple,
This life glowed,
A dire red stain, indelible;
Yet when he was dead,
He saw that he had not lived.

Analysis, meaning and summary of Stephen Crane's poem There was a man who lived a life of fire

1 Comment

  1. Anthony Splendora says:

    “There lived a man who lived a life of fire” is
    No. 62 in “The Black Riders and Other Lines,” published in 1893.

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