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. American poet; US Poet Laureate 1963–64 & 1988–90; Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 1978


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Quote Left I sometimes talk about the making of a poem within the poem. Quote Right
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Quote Left Robert Frost had always said you mustn't think of the last line first, or it's only a fake poem, not a real one. I'm inclined to agree. Quote Right
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Quote Left For a Jewish Puritan of the middle class, the novel is serious, the novel is work, the novel is conscientious application -- why, the novel is practically the retail business all over again. Quote Right
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Quote Left A chronicle is very different from history proper. Quote Right
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Quote Left Obvious enough that generalities work to protect the mind from the great outdoors; is it possible that this was in fact their first purpose? Quote Right
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