The poet Edwin Arlington Robinson died at the age of 65. Here is all you want to know and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning poet whose best-known works include The Children of the Night and Dionysus in Doubt.
He studied at Harvard University. His early poem, “Ballade of a Ship,” was published by The Harvard Advocate.
His famous poem, ‘Richard Cory,’ was adapted into a song by folk musicians Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel.
How did Edwin Arlington Robinson die?
Robinson died of cancer on April 6, 1935, in the New York Hospital (now the Weill Cornell Medical Center) in New York City; he was buried at Oak Grove Cemetery in Gardiner, Maine. When Robinson died, Sparhawk-Jones attended his vigil and later painted several works in his memory.
"For when a woman is left too much alone, sooner or later she begins to think;- And no man knows what then she may discover."Edwin Arlington Robinson
"I don't say what God is, but a name That somehow answers us when we are driven To feel and think how little we have to do With what we are."Edwin Arlington Robinson
"He knows much of what men paint themselves would blister in the light of what they are."Edwin Arlington Robinson
"Youth sees too far to see how near it is To seeing farther."Edwin Arlington Robinson
"She knows as well as anyone that pity, having played, soon tires."Edwin Arlington Robinson