Charles Edwin Anson Markham (April 23, 1852 - March 7, 1940) was an American poet.

Quotes by Edwin Markham

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.

The thing that is incredible is life itself. Why should we be here in this sun-illuminated universe? Why should there be green earth under our feet?

The few little years we spend on earth are only the first scene in a Divine Drama that extends into Eternity.

There is a destiny That makes us brothers None goes his way alone All that we send into the lives of others Comes back into our own.

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