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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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    They dance with reluctance, they are growing civilized; the old men
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    Robinson Jeffers (1887–1962)

    And we, with all our wounds and all our powers,
    Must each await alone at his own height
    Another darkness or another light;
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    The future is ever a misted landscape, no man foreknows it, but at
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