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Poem by Stephen Crane


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When the prophet, a complacent fat man,
Arrived at the mountain-top,
He cried: ФWoe to my knowledge!
I intended to see good white lands
And bad black lands,
But the scene is grey.Ф



Stephen Crane


Stephen Crane's other poems:
  1. Why do you strive for greatness, fool?
  2. Mystic shadow, bending near me
  3. Two or three angels
  4. Once, I knew a fine song
  5. There were many who went in huddled procession


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