The Passions that we Fought with and Subdued

Original Text: 
The Poems of Trumbull Stickney, ed. George Cabot Lodge, William Vaughn Moody, and John Ellerton Lodge (Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin, 1905): 297 (no. XI from "Fragments"). PS 3537 T525 1905 Robarts Library.
1The passions that we fought with and subdued
2Never quite die. In some maimed serpent's coil
3They lurk, ready to spring and vindicate
4That power was once our torture and our lord.
Publication Start Year: 
RPO poem Editors: 
Ian Lancashire
RPO Edition: 
RPO 1998.