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AnneMarie_Fyfe: Fair Head in eerie evening light. Living in Cushendun in 1929, Carmel poet Robinson Jeffers wrote to a friend saying that, if he didn’t already live on the Californian coast, the one place in the world he would choose to live would be on top of Fair Head, this 600-ft precipice.

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Justice78602373: The greatest beauty is organic wholeness, the wholeness of life and things, the divine beauty of the universe.” ― Robinson Jeffers Sushant Worth Emulating

krOlocalist: We raised two boys here; all that we saw or heard was beautiful And hardly human - Robinson Jeffers

MadocCairns: new column: on visiting America for the first time, Robinson Jeffers, donatism and Dorothy Day

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FeikandineKON11: The heads of strong old age are beautiful / Beyond all grace of youth,Robinson Jeffers,age, beauty, youth,

GhoulCityHockey: Robinson of Jacksonville is stopped by Bullion; Jeffers hits the post. Round 9 incoming

SillimanT: The sunset put the sky afire And made the ocean marvelous; But fiercer was the fire in us, The fire of our desire. ~John Robinson Jeffers, "Morgengabe"

clintmargrave: From “Poetry, Gongorism and a Thousand Years” by Robinson Jeffers

joseph_maternal: Certified Robinson Jeffers moment

liuliu0421_: “Keep clear of the dupes that talk democracy And the dogs that talk revolution, Drunk with talk, liars and believers. I believe in my tusks. Long live freedom and damn the ideologies.” — Robinson Jeffers

Justice4SSRBac1: The greatest beauty is organic wholeness, the wholeness of life and things, the divine beauty of the universe.” ― Robinson Jeffers Real Hero Sushant Singh Rajput

Blaatimmen: “Long live freedom and damn the ideologies” — Robinson Jeffers

TheProseApp: "Keep clear of the dupes that talk democracy And the dogs that talk revolution, Drunk with talk, liars and believers. I believe in my tusks. Long live freedom and damn the ideologies." - Robinson Jeffers

OutlawsPoetic: “Keep clear of the dupes that talk democracy And the dogs that talk revolution, Drunk with talk, liars and believers. I believe in my tusks. Long live freedom and damn the ideologies.” — Robinson Jeffers

litcharts: New guide! The Stars Go Over the Lonely Ocean by Robinson Jeffers

MichaelDoyle10: Robinson Jeffers: Stone-cutters fighting time with marble, you foredefeated Challengers of oblivion... The poet as well Builds his monument mockingly.... Yet stones have stood for a thousand years, and pained thoughts found The honey of peace in old poems.

Justice78602373: The greatest beauty is organic wholeness, the wholeness of life and things, the divine beauty of the universe.” ― Robinson Jeffers Sushant Bollywood Disruptor

tcboyle: See Robinson Jeffers, "Hurt Hawks."

davidharrisonbn: Enthralled by Sophie Okonedo’s gripping portrayal of a mind distorted into savage revenge in Robinson Jeffers’s 1946 adaptation of Medea coming up fresh as ever in Dominic Cooke’s fine staging (cont)

BigDumpPePe: Robinson Jeffers Documentary. (1967)

BigDumpPePe: Robinson Jeffers: "The cold passion for truth hunts in no pack."

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PaulRogersSJMN: "It is only a little planet, but how beautiful it is." --- Robinson Jeffers

plastic_bio: Stone-cutters fighting time with marble, you fore-defeatedChallengers of oblivionEat cynical earnings, knowing rock splits, records fall down,The square-limbed Roman lettersScale in the thaws, wear in the rain. - Robinson Jeffers

marihear: “It is certain you have loved the beauty of storm disproportionately.” Robinson Jeffers

jules_towers: Many, but for now, this Robinson Jeffers’s goodie:

plastic_bio: Mother, though my song's measure is like your surf-beat's ancient rhythm I never learned it of you. Before there was any water there were tides of fire, both our tones flow from the older fountain. - Robinson Jeffers

jlorts: “There is no reason for amazement: surely one always knew that cultures decay, and life's end is death.” --Robinson Jeffers (1887-1962)

barbaricvitalsm: “It is hard for men to stand by themselves, They must hang onto Marx or Christ or mere progress. Clearly it is hard.” -Robinson Jeffers

barbaricvitalsm: Tried to listen to discussion on Robinson Jeffers poems on yt, but it quickly devolved into libs complaining that he isn’t a Nazi like Jonathan Bowden and wouldn’t have stormed the capitol on 1/6. Smh

rmader4471: Cassandra (by Robinson Jeffers)

richardlfricks: The Beginning and the End: Robinson Jeffers’s Epic Poem About the Interwoven Mystery of Mind and Universe

AmericanGwyn: “a man having bad dreams, who invents victims, is only the ape of that God.” —Robinson Jeffers, “Apologies for Bad Dreams”

eperea: Soared: the fierce rush: the night-herons by the flooded river cried fear at its rising Before it was quite unsheathed from reality. -- Hurt Hawks, by Robinson Jeffers

nnworcester: You're telling me Robinson Jeffers referenced the "dark watchers" of the Santa Lucia Mountains?

mkimdorman: ". . . I have heard it said that he was the only human being that Robinson Jeffers would let into his house at any time of the day or night." -Gary Snyder, of Jaime de Angulo

matthewschmitz: While reading this I thought of Robinson Jeffers: “No bitterness: our ancestors did it./They were only ignorant and hopeful, they wanted freedom but wealth too.”

Myra08645410: Yom Kippur 1984 By Adrienne Rich                     I drew solitude over me, on the long shore.                                         —Robinson Jeffers, “Prelude”             For whoever does not afflict his soul thro

BigTexFrog: Big Tex quotes Robinson Jeffers: “The strong struggle for power, and the weak warm their poor hearts with hate.”

Justice78602373: The greatest beauty is organic wholeness, the wholeness of life and things, the divine beauty of the universe.” ― Robinson Jeffers Sushant An Enigma

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PoemadayEK: Robinson Jeffers - The Beauty of Things - 'to feel and speak the astonishing beauty of things'..

BurlyMarxist: "These are the falling years, They will go deep, Never weep, never weep." ----Robinson Jeffers

SeeMonterey: Experience the atmosphere that inspired great American poetry! Tor House was built by poet Robinson Jeffers, where he wrote much of his work. Learn more about Tor House (

space20018: But for my children, I would have them keep their distance from the thickening center: corruption Never has been compulsory, when the cities lie at the monster’s feet there are left the mountains. (Shine, Perishing Republic): Robinson Jeffers (1887-1962)

matthenryyoung: Lately, I have been trying to read more and scroll less. Here's what I read in January: Robinson Jeffers: Thurso's Landing Leavitt and Dubner: When to Rob a Bank Kazuo Ishiguro: Klara and the Sun Germano: From Dissertation to Book Harris: Teaching Reason to Sing (manuscript)

theostibes: "Only the fear of your face stops them." Robinson Jeffers

Foz89107323: Compare this poem by Rupi Kaur to the “Lonely Rock” by Robinson Jeffers. In nearly all of her poems, Kaur seeks to empower women by preaching self-love and self-acceptance. Jeffers recognizes that empowerment can only be found through self-overcoming, and love of nature. /2

franeckilthc: The Selected Poetry of Robinson Jeffers DELYFAO

DemilichLovato: You need to be reading Robinson Jeffers.

barbaricvitalsm: Perhaps MOST IMPORTANTLY, listen to Jonathan Bowden speeches on Robert E Howard, Robinson Jeffers, and HP Lovecraft

DemilichLovato: "To fight in a needless war is evil, evil the valor, evil the victory: — to be beaten would be worse" - Robinson Jeffers

FelwaAlhudaithy: “I carry your love poems in my marrow.” Barbara Brent Brower, Una Jeffers, to her Husband Robinson

jlorts: "Cruelty is a part of nature, at least of human nature, but it is the one thing that seems unnatural to us." --Robinson Jeffers

mysterybluemoon: Think About It: "The greatest beauty is organic wholeness, the wholeness of life and things, the divine beauty of the universe" ~ Robinson Jeffers

JackT0rrence: Cruelty is a part of nature, at least of human nature, but it is the one thing that seems unnatural to us. Robinson Jeffers

Solisinthesky0: I've changed my ways a little, I cannot now Run with you in the evenings along the shore, Except in a kind of dream, and you, if you dream a moment, you see me there Robinson Jeffers

DemilichLovato: You believe in words. But words are like women: they are made to lie with. - Robinson Jeffers

matthewjdowd: RIP poet Robinson Jeffers, passed this day 1962. “The greatest beauty is organic wholeness, the wholeness of life and things, the divine beauty of the universe.” “The tides are in our veins, we still mirror the stars, life is your child, but there is in me…

joyoftrivia: This day in 1962 American poet Robinson Jeffers died lived at the Central California coast built Tor House and Hawk Tower at Carmel-By-The-Sea he learned stoneworking from a local craftsman

DemilichLovato: Observe also how rapidly civilization coursens and decays; its better qualities, foresight, humaneness, disinterested Respect for truth, die first; its worst will be last-- Oh, well: the future! When man stinks, turn to God. Robinson Jeffers

DemilichLovato: Robinson Jeffers refers to FDR as a "man of vanity" and wryly notes the poetic justice of him dying while sitting for a portrait.

fb_LewGriswold: Rancher in foothills near Sequoia National Park honors California rains and Robinson Jeffers.

NathanFrancis__: "Imagination, the traitor of the mind, has taken my solitude and slain it." Poems:

fb_LewGriswold: RIBBON OF ROAD Rancher in the Sierra Nevada foothills honors California rains in verse and Robinson Jeffers

DemilichLovato: Robinson Jeffers' poem The Love And The Hate condemns people who justified WWII in moral terms by appealing to Democracy, Human Dignity, Freedom, and the need to "avenge the Jews". He even threatens them with death. Those words have become even more inflammatory since.

Flasqueeze: from “Be Angry at the Sun” by Robinson Jeffers

new_letters: Today we give you “Poem Ending with a Line from Robinson Jeffers” by Campbell McGrath. Read another poem by McGrath from the latest issue of New Letters here:

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amend_mark: Hawkward Moment in the life of Robinson Jeffers A broken pillar of a wing jags from the clotted shoulder, The wing trails like a banner in defeat, He stands under the oak-bush and waits, At night he remembers freedom, And flies in a dream. I gave him the lead gift in twilight.

skydog811: “The tides are in our veins, we still mirror the stars, life is your child, but there is in me. Older and harder than life and more impartial, the eye that watched before there was an ocean.” Robinson Jeffers

James_Taite: “…The old granite stones, those are my people; Hard heads and stiff wits but faithful, not fools, not chatterers; And the place where they stand today they will stand also to-morrow.” Robinson Jeffers, ‘The Old Stone-mason’

joemmathews: "That public men publish falsehoods Is nothing new. That America must accept Like the historical republics corruption and empire Has been known for years. "Be angry at the sun for setting If these things anger you..." yep, I've been reading Robinson Jeffers

barbaricvitalsm: Robinson Jeffers commented that the power of western man was born from the inner conflict of his Pagan virtues with his Christian conversion. I say all this as preamble to you men who are attracted to Nietzschean Vitalism and restraining a WARLIKE posture for our people. 3/4

amend_mark: Qu'est-que c'est un homme? A quest is a search for an answer to a question. Albert Schweitzer wrote 'Quest of the Historical Jesus'. The Answer is a poem by Robinson Jeffers. Would hearing AIDS help?

DavidCorbett_CA: Seems like a decent time to revisit this: "The Answer," by Robinson Jeffers.

dean_frey: Robinson Jeffers by Edward Weston, 1932 The beauty of things was born before eyes and sufficient to itself; the heartbreaking beauty Will remain when there is no heart to break for it.

dean_frey: Robinson Jeffers by Franz Rederer, 1945 This place is the noblest thing I have ever seen. No imaginable Human presence here could do anything But dilute the lonely self-watchful passion. - "The Place for No Story"

dean_frey: Nat Farbman took a series of photos of Robinson Jeffers for a Life magazine story published in August 1948. The poet as hero.

dean_frey: Nat Farbman took this neat photo of Robinson Jeffers with his family, 1948: his wife Una & their twin sons, with their families. A coincidence: Barbara Hepworth, who shares a birthday with Jeffers, had triplets.

Blackletter007: Robinson Jeffers, born January 10, 1887. Then what is the answer? — Not to be deluded by dreams. To know that great civilizations have broken down into violence, and their tyrants come, many times before. (Even us).

OrganicPeoplePR: ROBINSON JEFFERS Poet. Alleghany. Carmel By The Sea. (January 10, 1887- January 20, 1962.)

chaven: "The heads of strong old age are beautiful beyond all grace of youth." — Robinson Jeffers, born on this date in 1887

cowboycoleridge: The world’s in a bad way, my man, And bound to be worse before it mends; Better lie up in the mountain here Four or five centuries, While the stars go over the lonely ocean… - Robinson Jeffers, “The Stars Go Over The Lonely Ocean” (1940)

cowboycoleridge: Corruption never has been compulsory; when the cities lie at the monster’s feet there are left the mountains. - Robinson Jeffers, “Shine, Perishing Republic” (1939)

cowboycoleridge: All that we saw or heard was beautiful And hardly human. Oh heavy change. The world deteriorates like a rotting apple, worms and a skin. They have built streets around us, new houses Line them and cars obsess them — and my dearest has died. - Robinson Jeffers

cowboycoleridge: The extraordinary patience of things! This beautiful place defaced with a crop of suburban houses — How beautiful when we first beheld it, Unbroken field of poppy and lupin walled with clean cliffs; No intrusion but two or three horses pasturing… - Robinson Jeffers, Carmel Point

cowboycoleridge: That public men publish falsehoods Is nothing new. That America must accept Like the historical republics corruption and empire Has been known for years. Be angry at the sun for setting If these things anger you. - Robinson Jeffers “Be Angry At The Sun” (1941)

LibraryAmerica: Happy birthday to two giants of American poetry, born 41 years apart: Robinson Jeffers (b. 1887) and Philip Levine (b. 1928). Jeffers may be best known for his work on the environment (he coined the term “inhumanism”), Levine for his writing on Detroit and the working class.

brainpicker: “Pleasure and pain, wonder, love, adoration, hatred and terror: how do these thing grow from a chemical reaction?” On Robinson Jeffers's birthday, his epic poem about the interwoven mystery of the cosmos and the mind

NathanFrancis__: One existence, one music, one organism, one life, one God: star-fire and rock-strength, the sea's cold flow And man's dark soul. Poems:

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