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Edwin Arlington Robinson

Edwin Arlington Robinson (December 22, 1869 – April 6, 1935) was an American poet who won three Pulitzer Prizes for his work.

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    He never told us what he was,
    Or what mischance, or other cause,
    Had banished him from better days
    To play the Prince of Castaways.
    Edwin Arlington Robinson (1869–1935)

    And we who delve in beauty’s lore
    Know all that we have known before
    Of what inexorable cause
    Makes Time so vicious in his reaping.
    —Edwin Arlington Robinson (1869–1935)

    But still he fluttered pulses when he said,
    “Good-morning,” and he glittered when he walked.
    Edwin Arlington Robinson (1869–1935)

    The face we see was never young,
    Nor could it ever have been old.

    For he, to whom we had applied
    Our shopman’s test of age and worth,
    Was elemental when he died,
    As he was ancient at his birth:
    —Edwin Arlington Robinson (1869–1935)

    Where was he going, this man against the sky?
    You know not, nor do I.
    —Edwin Arlington Robinson (1869–1935)