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Linda Pastan Biography and Poems

Linda Pastan Biography and Poems. This is biographical information on Linda Pastan, one of the best poets of all time. This biography page also provides a link to poems written by Pastan, as well as, a video biography...if available.

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Pastan, Linda

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Linda Pastan (born May 27, 1932 in New York) is an American poet of Jewish background. From 1991–1995 she was Poet Laureate of Maryland. She is known for writing short poems that address topics like family life, domesticity, motherhood, the female experience, aging, death, loss and the fear of loss, as well as the fragility of life and relationships.

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