Adelaide Crapsey

Adelaide Crapsey was an American poet. Born in Brooklyn, New York, she was raised in Rochester, New York, daughter of Adelaide T. Crapsey and Episcopal priest Algernon Sidney Crapsey, who had been transferred from New York City to Rochester.

Poems by
Adelaide Crapsey

These be

Three silent things:

The falling snow … the hour

Before the dawn … the mouth of one

Just dead.