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Comprehensive information about poet Conrad Aiken including poetry, biographical information, quotes, literary works, and more. 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. This educational Conrad Aiken resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.

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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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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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