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Poetic Interlude LXXIX

Richard Cory
By Edwin Arlington Robinson

Whenever Richard Cory went down town,
We people on the pavement looked at him.
He was a gentleman from sole to crown,

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Poetic Interludes

Irish landscape photography and a Poem by : Edwin Arlington Robinson

The Mill

By : Edwin Arlington Robinson

The miller’s wife had waited long,
The tea was cold, the fire was dead;
And there might yet be nothing wrong… 159 more words

Nigel Borrington

Swimming In The Flood ("The Swimmer" and "Mr. Flood's Party")

There was not much that was ahead of him,
And there was nothing in the town below—
Where strangers would have shut the many doors…

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Week 95: For A Dead Lady, by Edwin Arlington Robinson

The American poet Edwin Arlington Robinson (1869-1935) is probably best remembered today for that fine poem of old age, ‘Mr Flood’s Party’, but I like this one too, for all its datedness. 236 more words