John Crowe Ransom

John Crowe Ransom (April 30, 1888, Pulaski, Tennessee – July 3, 1974, Gambier, Ohio) was an American poet, essayist, magazine editor, and professor.

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    They burned with fierce love always to come near,
    But honor beat them back and kept them clear.
    —John Crowe Ransom (1888–1974)

    Do not enforce the tired wolf
    Dragging his infected wound homeward
    To sit tonight with the warm children
    Naming the pretty kings of France.
    —John Crowe Ransom (1888–1974)

    Sweet ladies, long may ye bloom, and toughly I hope ye may thole,
    But was she not lucky? In flowers and lace and mourning,
    In love and great honor we bade God rest her soul
    After six little spaces of chill, and six of burning.
    —John Crowe Ransom (1888–1974)