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Archilochus Short Poems

Famous Short Archilochus Poems. Short poetry by famous poet Archilochus. A collection of the all-time best Archilochus short poems

by Robinson Jeffers
 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?

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