Robert Francis

(August 12, 1901 - July 13, 1987 / Pennsylvania / United States)

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  • ''His art is eccentricity, his aim
    How not to hit the mark he seems to aim at,''
    Robert Francis (b. 1901). Pitcher (l. 1-2). . . Oxford Book of Short Poems, The. P. J. Kavanagh and James Michie, eds. Oxford University Press.
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In Memoriam: Four Poets

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Searock his tower above the sea,
Searock he built, not ivory.
Searock as well his haunted art
Who gave to plunging hawks his hearts.

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