I saw a man pursuing the horizon
I saw a man pursuing the horizon;
Round and round they sped.
I was disturbed at this;
I accosted the man.
"It is futile," I said,
"You can never—"
"You lie," he cried,
And ran on.
Stephen Crane, born in 1871, was a prolific writer of poetry and fiction.
Date Published: 2013-04-21
Source URL: https://poets.org/poem/i-saw-man-pursuing-horizon