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Clement Wood

Wood, Clement, 1888–1950, American writer, b. Tuscaloosa, Ala., grad. Univ. of Alabama, 1909, LL.B. Yale, 1911. Among his many works are books on the craft of poetry; biographies, including a critical one of Amy Lowell (1926); novels; and a rhyming dictionary (1943). His most famous poem is the title piece of his collected poems, The Glory Road (1936).

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  • Clement Wood: Wide Haven - Tired of man's futile, petty cry, Of lips that lie and flout, I saw the slow sun dim and die And the slim dusk slip out … Life held no room for doubt.
  • Clement Wood: Berkshires in April - It is not Spring — not yet — But at East Schaghticoke I saw an ivory birch Lifting a filmy red mantle of knotted buds Above the rain-washed whiteness
  • Clement Wood: "I Pass a Lighted Window" - I pass a lighted window And a closed door — And I am not troubled Any more.
  • Jessie B. Rittenhouse: The Second Book of Modern Verse - Jessie Rittenhouse is best known as an editor and for her compilations, but she was also a poet — though she did not include her own work in her compi
  • Modern Verse - Jessie Rittenhouse is best known as an editor and for her compilations, but she was also a poet — though she did not include her own work in her compi

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