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Stephen Vincent Benét
Stephen Vincent Benét was born July 22, 1898, in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, into...
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Daniel Boone

 
by Stephen Vincent Benét

1735-1820


When Daniel Boone goes by, at night, 
The phantom deer arise 
And all lost, wild America 
Is burning in their eyes. 






Copyright © 1933 by Stephen Vincent Benét, renewed © 1961 by Rosemary Carr Benét. Used with permission of Brandt & Hochman Literary Agents, Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this poem may be reproduced in any form without the written consent of the publisher.
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