Edwin Arlington Robinson, American Poet ( December 22, 1869 - April 6, 1935 )

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I shall have more to say when I am dead.~Edwin Arlington Robinson

I Am Dead Say

For when a woman is left too much alone, sooner or later she begins to think;- And no man knows what then she may discover.~Edwin Arlington Robinson

Woman Alone May

He knows much of what men paint themselves would blister in the light of what they are.~Edwin Arlington Robinson

Light Men Paint

Love must have wings to fly away from love, and to fly back again.~Edwin Arlington Robinson

Love Fly Wings

Youth sees too far to see how near it is To seeing farther.~Edwin Arlington Robinson

Youth Seeing See

I don't say what God is, but a name That somehow answers us when we are driven To feel and think how little we have to do With what we are.~Edwin Arlington Robinson

God Name Think

She knows as well as anyone that pity, having played, soon tires.~Edwin Arlington Robinson

She Soon Well