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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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    man will be blotted out, the blithe earth die, the brave sun
    Die blind and blacken to the heart:
    Yet stones have stood for a thousand years, and pained thoughts
    The honey of peace in old poems.
    Robinson Jeffers (1887–1962)

    ...deep down, deeper than everyday gets me, I am still one of them and will be till I die. In my heart and soul I belong to the lot and the red wagons and the Big Top.
    —Josephine Demott Robinson (1865–1948)

    This coast crying out for tragedy like all beautiful places,
    —Robinson Jeffers (1887–1962)