FROM George Sterling
TO Clark Ashton Smith


Sterling returning Smith's poems, with comments (mentioning particularly the "Comet" ode, "Ode to the Abyss," and "The Star-Treader"); on "Ode to the Abyss" and the North American Review, asking also to submit "The Star-Treader"; on Sterling's meeting with A. M. Robertson in San Francisco; on Smith's ascetic appearance; on comparing "The Star-Treader" with "The Blessed Damozel" and "Thanatopsis" (with a line of approval on "The Star-Treader" as a title for a book); on cosmic poems (mentioning "The Testimony of the Suns" and Smith's title "Epitaph to the Earth"); Sterling's wife gone to live with her sister at the Key Route Inn in Oakland, and Sterling's difficulties at living and writing in the city (with mention of Ambrose Bierce); on the weather and hunting and his cat.

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