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Quotation by Edwin Markham
Bowed by the weight of centuries he leans Upon his hoe and gazes on the ground, The emptiness of ages in his face, And on his back the burden of the world.
Edwin Markham (1852–1940), U.S. poet. "The Man with the Hoe," st. 1, The Man with the Hoe and Other Poems (1899).
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