Who is Edgar Lee Masters

Edgar Lee MastersMasters as a young manBorn(1868-08-23)August 23, 1868
Garnett, Kansas, U.S.DiedMarch 5, 1950(1950-03-05) (aged 81)
Melrose Park, Pennsylvania, U.S.OccupationPoet, biographer, lawyerNotable awardsRobert Frost Medal (...
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Edgar Lee Masters Poems

  • Draw The Sword, O Republic!
    By the blue sky of a clear vision,
    And by the white light of a great illumination,
    And by the blood-red of brotherhood,
    Draw the sword, O Republic! ...
  • The Coroner
    Merival, of a mother fair and good,
    A father sound in body and in mind,
    Rich through three thousand acres left to him
    By that same father dying, mother dead ...
  • Soul's Desire
    Her soul is like a wolf that stands
    Where sunlight falls between the trees
    Of a sparse forest's leafless edge,
    When Spring's first magic moveth these. ...
  • Sir Galahad
    I met Hosea Job on Randolph Street
    Who said to me: "I'm going for the train,
    I want you with me."
    ...
  • Henry Baker, At New York
    One partner may consult another - James,
    Here is a matter you must help me with,
    It's coming to a head.
    ...
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Soul 138 Life 113 Thought 97 Face 93 Great 88 Good 75 Place 75 River 71 Earth 69 Head 69


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  • Ernurselacey: what’s your favorite poem? i am wanting to dive in to some good poetry today! mine is “hope” is the thing with feathers by emily dickinson or george gray by edgar lee masters.
  • Atticesoterica: vintage first day of issue postage stamps, herman melville, moby dick, ernie pyle, world war ii, edgar lee masters, spoon river anthology
  • 53viroqua: this is kind of fun. robert e. jenkins, a bankruptcy attorney and all-around chicago big shot, lived in this home at 4200 s. drexel in the 1890s. in 1898, his daughter, helen, married edgar lee masters, author of "spoon river anthology."
  • Johniser: richard buckner - the hill excerpts from edgar lee masters's spoon river anthology, set to music. ably assisted by joey burns and john convertino of calexico.
  • Los_fatales: edgar lee masters.
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