Niagara, Seen on a Night in November by Adelaide Crapsey

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Adelaide Crapsey – early 1900s

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How frail
Above the bulk
Of crashing water hangs,
Autumnal, evanescent, wan,
The moon.

 

Source: Adelaide Crapsey. Verse. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1922.

Also in the anthology Niagara Mornings by Andrew C. Porteus, 2016.

About Adelaide Crapsey

About the poetic form the cinquain

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American Falls Viewed From the Canadian Side by Moonlight, 1905. Courtesey Niagara Falls Public Library

 

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