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Conrad Aiken, born on August 5, 1889 in Savannah, Georgia, is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American poet and author. Aiken won the Pulitzer Prize in 1930 and was named the Poetry Consultant for The Library of Congress from 1950 to 1952.

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Quote Left Should I not hear, as I lie down in dust, The horns of glory blowing above my burial? Quote Right
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Quote Left . . . Look! this flesh how it crumbles to dust and is blown! These bones, how they grind in the granite of frost and are nothing!... Quote Right
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Quote Left All lovely things will have an ending, All lovely things will fade and die; And youth, that's now so bravely spending, Will beg a penny by and by. Quote Right
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