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'Animals' by Robinson Jeffers
   has the opening lines   
At Dawn a Knot of Sea-lions Lies off the Shore in the Slow Swell Between the Rock and the Cliff...
Sharp flippers lifted, or great-eyed heads, as they roll in the sea. 1887-1962
Robinson Jeffers
   wrote   
Continent's End
"At the equinox when the earth was veiled in a late rain, wreathed with wet poppies, waiting spring"
Robinson Jeffers
   wrote   
Shine, Perishing Republic
"While this America settles in the mould of its vulgarity, heavily thickening to empire"
Robinson Jeffers
   wrote   
Animals
"At dawn a knot of sea-lions lies off the shore in the slow swell between the rock and the cliff"
Robinson Jeffers
   wrote   
Shakespeare's Grave
"Oh, a thousand years will hardly leach, he thought, this dust of that fire"
Robinson Jeffers
   wrote   
The Double Axe
And Other Poems, 1963
Robinson Jeffers
   wrote   
Give Your Heart to the Hawks
1933
Robinson Jeffers
   wrote   
The Women at Point Sur
1927
Robinson Jeffers
   wrote   
The Women at Point Sur
Jeffers considered this long poem, among other things, a study into the origins of religion






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