Stephen Maria Crane

Here you will find the Poem Mystic shadow of poet Stephen Maria Crane

Mystic shadow

Mystic shadow, bending near me, 
Who art thou? 
Whence come ye? 
And -- tell me -- is it fair 
Or is the truth bitter as eaten fire? 
Tell me! 
Fear not that I should quaver. 
For I dare -- I dare. 
Then, tell me!