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BenjaminRamm: The hidden sadness of the super-rich is the theme of Simon & Garfunkel's song 'Richard Cory'. Interestingly, they emphasised his philanthropic qualities, which are absent from the original poem by Edwin Arlington Robinson:

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hec1944: "The world is not a prison house, but a kind of kindergarten, where millions of bewildered infants are trying to spell God with the wrong blocks." Edwin Arlington Robinson

garf_art: Richard Cory - Simon and Garfunkel Based on the poem Richard Cory by Edwin Arlington Robinson, this song *seems* cheerful - until the point the protagonist puts a bullet through his head. Another fine example of Paul Simon’s songwriting skills

opus125: “Two kinds of gratitude: The sudden kind we feel for what we take; the larger kind we feel for what we give.” ~ Edwin Arlington Robinson

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lightworker4297: “Two kinds of gratitude: The sudden kind we feel for what we take; the larger kind we feel for what we give.” – Edwin Arlington Robinson

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maricharott: “Two kinds of gratitude: The sudden kind we feel for what we take; the larger kind we feel for what we give.” – Edwin Arlington Robinson ITS QUINCY WITH ELLA

JohnmMu12389998: "Friends: people who borrow my books and set wet glasses on them." ~ Edwin Arlington Robinson

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deawi11: Life is the game that must be played. – Edwin Arlington Robinson MEET MAJA SQUAD

_kbrownnn: “Two kinds of gratitude: The sudden kind we feel for what we take; the larger kind we feel for what we give.” – Edwin Arlington Robinson HAPPY 4MONTHS KODREA

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Entintado: «Richard Cory», de Edwin Arlington Robinson.

nusseltena: Two kinds of gratitude: The sudden kind we feel for what we take; the larger kind we feel for what we give.” – Edwin Arlington Robinson DJLOONYO KUMUTheCypher

LMDA38616060: Life is the game that must be played. – Edwin Arlington Robinson FRANCINE DoctrinaNiJoy

MacCocktail: "Life is the game that must be played." ― Edwin Arlington Robinson (died this day, April 6, 1935)

ItsHasanfasih: "I shall have more to say when I am dead." ― Edwin Arlington Robinson

MacCocktail: "I shall have more to say when I am dead." ― Edwin Arlington Robinson (died this day, April 6, 1935)

DACEMAC: Thought for the day: "Two kinds of gratitude: The sudden kind We feel for what we take, the larger kind We feel for what we give." — EDWIN ARLINGTON ROBINSON

divanshikhera: You fade—as if the last of days Were fading, and all wars were done. The Dark Hills (Edwin Arlington Robinson)

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byun_brown: Life is the game that must be played. – Edwin Arlington Robinson KUMUnighty WITH KOBIE

Stephen_Groner: Two kinds of gratitude: The sudden kind we feel for what we take; the larger kind we feel for what we give. Edwin Arlington Robinson

Mctaguej: Pfizer2, next day report: Jab site on upper arm a tiny ( tiny) bit sore. Ears have become pointed, and I can shock people into unconsciousness by reading them Edwin Arlington Robinson. ( don’t believe anything beyond line one if you are not a Q enthusiast).

alien_ecologies: And we who delve in beauty’s lore Know all that we have known before Of what inexorable cause Makes Time so vicious in his reaping. -Edwin Arlington Robinson, The Children of the Night

alien_ecologies: Out of a grave I come to tell you this, Out of a grave I come to quench the kiss That flames upon your forehead with a glow That blinds you to the way that you must go.   -Edwin Arlington Robinson, Luke Havergal

_crismenchwings: Two kinds of gratitude: The sudden kind we feel for what we take; the larger kind we feel for what we give. Edwin Arlington Robinson MONPatuloy CRISMAR

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jdelendizon: “Friends: people who borrow my books and set wet glasses on them.” – Edwin Arlington Robinson OUR KUMUSTAR ELLA

Hearts1211: Life is the game that must be played. – Edwin Arlington Robinson ANDREA WITH DIREKCATHY

MikLyssa: “Two kinds of gratitude: The sudden kind we feel for what we take; the larger kind we feel for what we give.” – Edwin Arlington Robinson ISANG FAMILYSSA TAYO

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IamSoEmpressive: Two kinds of gratitude: The sudden kind we feel for what we take; the larger kind we feel for what we give. -Edwin Arlington Robinson

ibogost: My new startup is an artisanal soda company in which each soft-drink is the title of an Edwin Arlington Robinson poem.

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tambroseauthor: Reading some poems for my American Poetry class. Just read Edwin Arlington Robinson's, "Richard Cory" - I read the last sentence and literally paused and set down the book. Oh. My. God.

crollyson: William Faulkner Day by Day, March 7. 1922: Edwin Arlington Robinson writes to Phil Stone: “I am glad to infer from your note that you and your friend [Faulkner] have found something in my work that you remember.”

YogaApothecary: Friday's Gratitude Message: Two kinds of gratitude: The sudden kind we feel for what we take; the larger kind we feel for what we give. – Edwin Arlington Robinson Using your gifts and talents to do good is gratifying. Rejoice in the opportunities to serve others.

LessonsWise: Life is the game that must be played. -Edwin Arlington Robinson Via Wise Life Lesson

malbiee: Poetry is a language that tells us . . . something that cannot be said. - Edwin Arlington Robinson

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Stephen_Groner: Two kinds of gratitude: The sudden kind we feel for what we take; the larger kind we feel for what we give. Edwin Arlington Robinson

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PackforaPurpose: “Two kinds of gratitude: The sudden kind we feel for what we take; the larger kind we feel for what we give.” — Edwin Arlington Robinson

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itsminariego: "Two kinds of gratitude : the sudden kind we feel for what we take, the larger kind we feel for what we give." - Edwin Arlington Robinson

SeffSaid: "Two kinds of gratitude: the sudden kind we feel for what we take; the larger kind we feel for what we give." - Edwin Arlington Robinson

HarthouseJames: Hayan Charara's poem reminds me of this fine Edwin Arlington Robinson villanelle:

Priya89134608: “Two kinds of gratitude: The sudden kind we feel for what we take; the larger kind we feel for what we give.”– Edwin Arlington Robinson BB14 MISSING EK

GlassHalfArsed: What is your favourite poem? — I don't read much poetry but I've always liked "Richard Cory" by Edwin Arlington Robinson, and the Simon & Garfunkel song based on it

HUMBLESEEKER1: “Two kinds of gratitude: The sudden kind we feel for what we take. The larger kind we feel for what we give.” – Edwin Arlington Robinson the larger kind; the better.

anglvqlr: Richard Cory by Edwin Arlington Robinson

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BennettLanu: ''Love must have wings to fly away from love, And to fly back again'' Edwin Arlington Robinson

mssallygerard: Poet Edwin Arlington Robinson: "Theodore Roosevelt read some of Robinson's work and liked it. Roosevelt arranged a job for the poet at the U.S. Customs House in New York. The duties and salary enabled him to spend most of his time writing poetry." I need a patron like this!

TotsuMiko: "Be up, my soul! nor be afraid Of what some unborn year may show; But mind your human debts are paid, As one by one the phantoms go." ~Edwin Arlington Robinson

faztengine: Richard Cory - Edwin Arlington Robinson - " The Children Of The Night "

laChoue12725180: Richard Cory BY EDWIN ARLINGTON ROBINSON Whenever Richard Cory went down town, We people on the pavement looked at him: He was a gentleman from sole to crown, Clean favored, and imperially slim. And he was always quietly arrayed, And he was always human when he talked;

BlackMillCafe: "Two kinds of gratitude: The sudden kind we feel for what we take; the larger kind we feel for what we give." – Edwin Arlington Robinson

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at_oasis: Are we no greater than the noise we make Along one blind atomic pilgrimage Whereon by crass chance billeted we go Because our brains and bones and cartilage Will have it so? PS. - Edwin Arlington Robinson

Stephen_Groner: Two kinds of gratitude: The sudden kind we feel for what we take; the larger kind we feel for what we give. Edwin Arlington Robinson

PersonalDevel_: Life is the game that must be played. -Edwin Arlington Robinson Via Wise Life Lesson

LeeKennemore: I hereby post the last stanza of THE CHILDREN OF THE NIGHT by Edwin Arlington Robinson Let us, the Children of the Night, Put off the cloak that hides the scar! Let us be Children of the light, And tell the ages what we are! David wrote: Commit Everything you Do to the Lord..

Ductzcin: Daily Quote: "To some will come a time when change itself is beauty, if not heaven." Poet, Edwin Arlington Robinson

PersonalDevel_: Life is the game that must be played. -Edwin Arlington Robinson Via Wise Life Lesson

NORTHTRENTON: Happy Birthday to Frank B. Kellogg (d. 1937), Giacomo Puccini (d. 1924), Connie Mack (d. 1956), Charles Sands (d. 1945), Jaan Tonisson (d. 1941?), Dmitri Egorov (d. 1931), Edwin Arlington Robinson (d. 1935), Camille Guerin (d. 1961) and Franz Schmidt (d. 1939).

Book_Addict: Happy birthday to writer and Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Edwin Arlington Robinson (December 22,1869), author of "The Man Who Died Twice” (1924) et al.

JLowellKJ: My friends: This day is the anniversary of E.A. Robinson's birth in 1869. Here is more about him:

WPCelebration: “The world is not a prison house, but a kind of spiritual kindergarten where millions of of bewildered infants are trying to spell God with the wrong blocks.” - Edwin Arlington Robinson

theplow6: Today's Birthday: Edwin Arlington Robinson

LiteraryRob: A hell of a name for a poet: On the birth of poet Edwin Arlington Robinson, December 22, 1869, the alleged origins of his name, and his poem "Dear Friends" --

JJ56123: Edwin Arlington Robinson(Dec22,1869-Apr6,1935)was an American poet;won the PulitzerPrize for Poetry on 3occasions&nominated for theNobelPrize in Literature 4times "For when a woman is left too much alone,sooner or later she begins to think;&no man knows what then she may discover

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urminaia: BD - Edwin Arlington Robinson (Dec. 22, 1869 - April 6, 1935). "For when a woman is left too much alone, sooner or later she begins to think; and no man knows what then she may discover."

matthewjdowd: Happy bday poet Edwin Arlington Robinson, b. 1869 in Maine. “Two kinds of gratitude: The sudden kind we feel for what we take; the larger kind we feel for what we give.” “The world is not a prison house, but a kind of spiritual kindergarten where...”. 1/2

paulmorrisTIM: Say what you will about poet Edwin Arlington Robinson, but the queer son-of-a-bitch knew the strand of American character that's dominant in our polity today, damn us all.

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