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Robinson Jeffers

John Robinson Jeffers (January 10, 1887 – January 20, 1962) was an American poet, known for his work about the central California coast. Most of Jeffers' poetry was written in classic narrative and epic form, but today he is also known for his short verse, and considered an icon of the environmental movement.

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Big Sur - History - Artists and Popular Culture
... Big Sur's relative isolation and natural beauty began to attract writers and artists, including Robinson Jeffers, Henry Miller, Edward Weston, Richard Brautigan ... Jeffers was among the first of these ... black and white photographs of Big Sur with some of Jeffers' poetry ...
Robinson Jeffers - Bibliography
... Flagons and Apples ... Los Angeles Grafton, 1912 ...
Tor House And Hawk Tower - Visiting Tor House and Hawk Tower
... Tor House is now owned by the Robinson Jeffers Tor House Foundation, and has been preserved so that much of it looks as it did in Robinson Jeffers' time ... Reservations must be made in advance by calling the Robinson Jeffers Tor House Foundation offices ...

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    The broken pillar of the wing jags from the clotted shoulder,
    The wing trails like a banner in defeat,
    Robinson Jeffers (1887–1962)

    If civilization goes down, that
    Would be an event to contemplate.
    It will not be in our time, alas, my dear,
    It will not be in our time.
    —Robinson Jeffers (1887–1962)

    Never mind if you fall far short of the thing you want to do,—encourage your effort. If no one else will say it to you, say it to yourself. “Not so bad.” It will make the next effort easier and better.
    —Josephine Demott Robinson (1865–1948)