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Quotation by Edgar Lee Masters
by Spoon Rivergathering many a shell, And many a flower and medicinal weed— Shouting to the wooded hills, singing to the green valleys. At ninety-six I had lived enough, that is all, And passed to a sweet repose.
Edgar Lee Masters (1869–1950), U.S. poet. Lucinda Matlock (Spoon River Anthology). . .
Oxford Book of American Verse, The. F. O. Matthiessen, ed. (1950) Oxford University Press.
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