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Edgar Bowers

(2 March 1924 - 4 February 2000 / Rome)

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For Louis Pasteur


How shall a generation know its story
If it will know no other? When, among
The scoffers at the Institute, Pasteur
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  • * Sunprincess * (5/30/2014 3:24:00 PM)

    ........pasteur's contribution to society was amazing....wonder where we would all be today, if he had been busy doing other things....thanks for sharing this beautiful dedication.. (Report) Reply

  • Michael Morgan (4/22/2014 8:04:00 AM)

    Superb, memorable blank verse. Pretty much a perfect poem in theme, dilation, conclusion, execution, moral.. Under-rated. MM (Report) Reply

  • Lynne Fincherspringarden (4/23/2012 9:46:00 AM)

    This poem has captured the essence of Pasteur and several generations of history and life in the stand alone beauty of an exquisite free flowing poem... There are many words in this verse that have great personal meaning to me and they soar far beyond the surface of the verse. This is an incredible memorial to Louis Pasteur. Thank you for sharing such beauty with the world. (Report) Reply

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