Not wholly this or that,
But wrought
Of alien bloods am I,
A product of the interplay
Of traveled hearts.
Estranged, yet not estranged, I stand
All comprehending;
From my estate
I view earth’s frail dilemma;
Scion of fused strength am I,
All understanding,
Nor this nor that
Contains me.


This poem is in the public domain.

About this Poem

“Cosmopolite” was published in Bronze: A Book of Verse (B.J. Brimmer Company, 1922).