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Seeds in a dry pod, tick, tick, tick, / Tick, tick, tick, what little iambics, / While Homer and Whitman roared in the pines?
Edgar Lee
Masters
Spoon River Anthology
 
Edgar Lee Masters
 
In Masters’s collection of post-mortem autobiographical “epitaphs,” 244 former citizens of the fictional Spoon River, Illinois tell us the truth about their lives—with the honesty no fear of consequences enables.
 
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NEW EDITION WITH NEW POEMS
 
To My Wife
 
NEW YORK: MACMILLAN, 1916
NEW YORK: BARTLEBY.COM, 1999
 
 


 
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