The Poets Of The Future; A College Anthology by Henry Thomas

The Poets Of The Future; A College Anthology

byHenry Thomas

Paperback | February 4, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917. Excerpt: ... Mastery LITTLE bunch of fur leaps up, Quiv'ring, startled at my step. Tiny bit o' rabbit from The road-side flashes, darts away, Stops; and waits with fear-lit eyes And wildly beating heart, afraid, What profit, then, this mastery Of man's that bridles winds and seas, And hurling down and hurling up Creates the world anew, if, in The end, this brother-thing of mine Sees me with fear-lit eyes, afraid? Lester E. Waterbury University of Michigan To the Conquerors of the Air I AM the great adventurer--the geni of all romance, Swift as an eagle I fly to the fight, eager I take the advance, I ride the waves of a giant shell; bursting, it crashes under, We laugh as I rock in its track, we laugh--I and my comrade, Thunder. On the wings of the wind I sway and swing, aloft in a sea of blue, I flash and dart and rise and dip, just as the lightnings do. I mount the stars to gossip with them, then drop a thousand feet, I mount again exultingly as the mighty storm winds meet. The thunder, the lightning and I; we three dart over the rim of the sky, The air is rent, the thunder spent, but I--I homeward fly. I catch the truth that is hurled through space, 1 hear the song of a star, I see the world's great battle scar, I know what its sorrows are. I hear the cries of departing souls, the crash of the bursting shell; From the depths of the sky, I sail on by, and watch them making their hell. A line of men--a rocket's flare--it is the signal agreed; I poise in the trackless space. The stars are calm as my bomb is freed. We are the irresistible conquerors; Fate and I, For Fate sits at my wheel to guide as I climb the blue of the sky; Into the pathway of my star long ages past un trod I climb or fall ten thousand feet into the arms of God. WlLNA WlGGINTON University of Louisv...

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Title:The Poets Of The Future; A College AnthologyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217307094

ISBN - 13:9780217307093

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