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A major American Modernist poet.. American Modernist poet

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Quote Left Spread outward. Crack the round dome. Break through. Have liberty not as the air within a grave... Quote Right
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Quote Left Most modern reproducers of life, even including the camera, really repudiate it. We gulp down evil, choke at good. Quote Right
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Quote Left There's no such thing as life; or if there is, It is faster than the weather, faster than... Quote Right
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Quote Left To be young is all there is in the world. They talk so beautifully about work and having a family and a home (and I do, too, sometimes) --but it's all worry and head-aches and respectable poverty and forced gushing. Telling people how nice it is, when, in reality, you would give all of your last thirty years for one of your first thirty. Old people are tremendous frauds. Quote Right
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Quote Left To name an object is to deprive a poem of three-fourths of its pleasure, which consists in a little-by-little guessing game; the ideal is to suggest. Quote Right
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