Allen Tate Quotes

Tomorrow let loveless, let lover tomorrow make love; O spring, singing spring, spring of the world renew! In spring lovers consent and the birds marry When the grove receives in her hair the nuptial dew.
Allen Tate (1899-1979), U.S. poet, critic. "The Vigil of Venus."
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But for some futile things unsaid I should say all is done for us; Yet I have wondered how she smiled Beholding what was cavernous.
Allen Tate (1899-1979), U.S. poet, critic. "Edges."
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The enquiring fields, courtesies And tribulations of the air Be still and give them peace: The girl in the gold hair With her young man in clover In shadow of the day's glare ...
Allen Tate (1899-1979), U.S. poet, critic. "Pastoral."
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