Stephen Crane

(November 1, 1871 – June 5, 1900 / New Jersey)

A man said to the universe: Poem by Stephen Crane


A man said to the universe:
"Sir I exist!"
"However," replied the universe,
"The fact has not created in me
A sense of obligation."

Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004

Form: Epigram


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