The Passing of the Year
- United States
More informationLibriVox volunteers bring you 8 recordings of The Passing of the Year by by Robert W. Service. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for December 18, 2011.
Robert William Service was a poet and writer who has often been called "the Bard of the Yukon". This poem taken from Rhymes of a Rolling Stone, published in 1912.(Summary from Wikipedia)
I have no doubt at all the Devil grins
As seas of ink I spatter.
Ye gods, forgive my "literary" sins —
The other kind don't matter.(frontispiece)