Submit Your Poems
Get Your Premium Membership




On Building With Stone

Comment on On Building With Stone and see more Robinson Jeffers poems below.

Written by Robinson Jeffers

Biography | Poems | Best Poems | Short Poems | Quotes | Email Poem - On Building With StoneEmail Poem

 To be an ape in little of the mountain-making mother
Like swarthy Cheops, but my own hands
For only slaves, is a far sweeter toil than to cut
Passions in verse for a sick people.
I'd liefer bed one boulder in the house-wall than be the time's Archilochus: we name not Homer: who now Can even imagine the fabulous dawn when bay-leaves (to a blind Beggar) were not bitter in the teeth?


Comment below this ad.

Top Robinson Jeffers Poems

Comments