Who is Conrad Aiken

Conrad AikenBornConrad Potter Aiken
(1889-08-05)August 5, 1889
Savannah, Georgia, United StatesDiedAugust 17, 1973(1973-08-17) (aged 84)
Savannah, Georgia, United StatesOccupationPoet, playwright, essayist, novelist, criticSpouseJessie McDonald (1912–19...
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Conrad Aiken Poems

  • Music I Heard
    Music I heard with you was more than music,
    And bread I broke with you was more than bread;
    Now that I am without you, all is desolate;
    All that was once so beautiful is dead....
  • Zudora
    Here on the pale beach, in the darkness;
    With the full moon just to rise;
    They sit alone, and look over the sea,
    Or into each other's eyes. . ....
  • Violet Moore And Bert Moore
    He thinks her little feet should pass
    Where dandelions star thickly grass;
    Her hands should lift in sunlit air
    Sea-wind should tangle up her hair....
  • The House Of Dust: Part 04: 07: The Sun Goes Down In A Cold Pale Flare Of Light
    The sun goes down in a cold pale flare of light.
    The trees grow dark: the shadows lean to the east:
    And lights wink out through the windows, one by one.
    A clamor of frosty sirens mourns at the night....
  • The House Of Dust: Part 04: 06: Cinema
    As evening falls,
    The walls grow luminous and warm, the walls
    Tremble and glow with the lives within them moving,
    Moving like music, secret and rich and warm....
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Light 51 Dust 48 White 45 Music 43 Dark 42 House 42 Long 41 Blue 39 Sea 38 Rain 37

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  • _mattcardin: 2/ conrad aiken, “silent snow, secret snow” leonid andreyev, “lazarus” clive barker, “dread,” “rawhead rex” laird barron, "bulldozer," “procession of the black sloth" algernon blackwood, "the willows," "the wendigo" anthony boucher, “they bite”
  • Theedgeflying: today’s poem conrad aiken
  • Nameofauthor1: the hour predestined comes; predestined it departs. conrad aiken
  • Gatheringflavor: "what else, when chaos draws all forces inward to shape a single leaf." —conrad aiken wall of brambles art by anson maddocks
  • Mat_at_brookes: an absolute oddity found in the english block archive at brookes yesterday. a collection of poems by conrad aiken and with illustrations from john vernon lord of the giant jam sandwich fame.
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Sinners, obey the gospel-word!
Haste to the supper of my Lord!
Be wise to know your gracious day;
All things are ready, come away!

Ready the Father is to own
And kiss his late-returning son;
Ready your loving Saviour stands,

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