Edwin Markham Quote
“He drew a circle that shut me out —
Heretic, rebel, a thing to flout.
But Love and I had the wit to win:
We drew a circle that took him in.”
Outwitted. - The Shoes of Happiness, and Other Poems (1913)
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsEdwin Markham
Born: April 23, 1852
Died: March 7, 1940 (aged 87)
Bio: Charles Edwin Anson Markham was an American poet. From 1923 to 1931 he was Poet Laureate of Oregon.
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