Welcome to this website honoring the life and works of . . .


Robert Penn Warren

1905 - 1989

1905 - 1989


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Photo courtesy of Jerry Bauer

Long ago, in Kentucky, I, a boy, stood
By a dirt road, in first dark, and heard
The great geese hoot northward.

I could not see them, there being no moon
And the stars sparse.  I heard them.

I did not know what was happening in my
heart.**

....and I longed to know the world's name."***

**"Audubon": Copyright 1969 by Robert Penn Warren--
Reprinted by permission of William Morris Agency, Inc. on behalf of Author 

***--American Portrait Old Style--"Now and Then":
Copyright 1978 by Robert Penn Warren--
Reprinted by permission of William
Morris Agency, Inc. on behalf of the Author

 

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