When the prophet, a complacent fat man,

When the prophet, a complacent fat man,
Arrived at the mountain-top,
He cried: “Woe to my knowledge!
I intended to see good white lands
And bad black lands,
But the scene is grey.”

Analysis, meaning and summary of Stephen Crane's poem When the prophet, a complacent fat man,

1 Comment

  1. Verna OBrien says:

    As I progress through my life, it is harder and harder to see too much in very stark, black & white terms, on most crucial matters the truth lies in the gray

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