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Poem by Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce


IN contact, lo! the flint and steel,
By spark and flame, the thought reveal
That he the metal, she the stone,
Had cherished secretly alone. 

Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce

Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce's other poems:
  1. To the Bartholdi Statue
  2. Rimer
  3. The New Decalogue
  4. Decalogue
  5. With a Book

Poems of the other poets with the same name:

  • Sydney Dobell Alone ("There came to me softly a small wind from the sea")
  • Lewis Morris Alone ("WHAT shall it profit a man")
  • Edgar Poe Alone ("From childhood's hour I have not been")
  • James Joyce Alone ("The noonТs greygolden meshes make")
  • Edward Sill Alone ("STILL earth turns and pulses stir")

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