Ambrose Bierce

(24 June 1842 - 26 December 1913 / Horse Cave Creek, Ohio)

Elegy - Poem by Ambrose Bierce

The cur foretells the knell of parting day;
The loafing herd winds slowly o'er the lea;
The wise man homewards plods; I only stay
To fiddle-faddle in a minor key.

Form: Elegy

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, May 9, 2001

Poem Edited: Wednesday, February 29, 2012

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