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Richard Wilbur Poems | Quotes | Articles

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Richard Wilbur Biography.... American poet and literary translator; US Poet Laureate 1987–88 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 1957 & 1989


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Quote Left All true enough: and true as well that she Was beautiful, and danced, and is now dead. Quote Right
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Quote Left Beasts in their major freedom Slumber in peace tonight. Quote Right
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Quote Left The good grey guardians of art Patrol the halls on spongy shoes, Impartially protective, though Perhaps suspicious of Toulouse. Quote Right
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Quote Left The rare original heartsblood goes, Spends on the earthen hide, in the folds and wizenings, flows... Quote Right
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Quote Left My dog lay dead five days without a grave Quote Right
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