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Poem by Stephen Crane


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There was set before me a mighty hill,
And long days I climbed
Through regions of snow.
When I had before me the summit-view,
It seemed that my labour
Had been to see gardens
Lying at impossible distances.



Stephen Crane


Stephen Crane's other poems:
  1. There were many who went in huddled procession
  2. When a people reach the top of a hill
  3. Why do you strive for greatness, fool?
  4. The impact of a dollar upon the heart
  5. Once a man clambering to the housetops


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