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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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    He is strong and pain is worse to the strong, incapacity is worse.
    Robinson Jeffers (1887–1962)

    Dark, marvelous, and inscrutable he moved on
    Till down the fiery distance he was gone,
    —Edwin Arlington Robinson (1869–1935)

    all the arts lose virtue
    Against the essential reality
    Of creatures going about their business among the equally
    Earnest elements of nature.
    —Robinson Jeffers (1887–1962)