Edgar Lee Masters

Edgar Lee Masters

(August 23, 1868 – March 5, 1950) was an American attorney, poet, biographer, and dramatist. He is the author of Spoon River Anthology, The New Star Chamber and Other Essays, SongsБольше
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Jennie MGrew

Not, where the stairway turns in the dark,
A hooded figure, shriveled under a flowing cloak
Not yellow eyes in the room at night,
Staring out from a surface of cobweb gray

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Scholfield Huxley

God
ask me not to record your wonders,
I admit the stars and the suns And the countless worlds
But I have measured their distances And weighed them and discovered their substances

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Bert Kessler

I winged my bird,
Though he flew toward the setting sun;
But just as the shot rang out, he soared Up and up through the splinters of golden light,
Till he turned right over, feathers ruffled,

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Percy Bysshe Shelley

My father who owned the
And grew rich shoeing
Sent me to the University of Montreal
I learned nothing and returned home,

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Cassius Hueffer

They have Chiseled on my stone the words: 'His life was gentle, and the elements so mixed in him That nature might stand up and say to all the world,
This was a man
' Those who knew me smile As they read this empty rhetoric
My epita...

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Chase Henry

In my life I was the town drunkard;
When I died the priest denied me burial In holy ground
The which rebounded to my good fortune
For the Protestants bought this lot,

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Griffy the Cooper

The cooper should know about tubs
But I learned about life as well,
And you who loiter around these graves Think you know life
You think your eye sweeps about a wide horizon, perhaps,

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Fletcher McGee

She took my strength by minutes,
She took my life by hours,
She drained me like a fevered moon That saps the spinning world
The days went by like shadows,

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Rev Abner Peet

I had no objection at
To selling my household effects at
On the village square
It gave my beloved flock the

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Trainor the Druggist

Only the chemist can tell, and not always the chemist,
What will result from
Fluids or solids
And who can

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The Hill

Where are Elmer,
Herman,
Bert,
Tom, and Charley,

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Judge Somers

How does it happen, tell me,
That I who was the most erudite of lawyers,
Who knew Blackstone and Coke Almost by heart, who made the greatest speech The court-house ever heard, and wrote A brief that won the praise of Justice Breese— How ...

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