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Poetry is a Way of Seeing

Randall Jarrell was an American poet, literary critic, children's author, essayist, and novelist known for his acerbic, witty, and erudite criticism.

Poet | American

Born: 1914-05-06 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Died: October 14, 1965 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA

The people who live in a golden age usually go around complaining how yellow everything looks.

Randall Jarrell

I think that one possible definition of our modern culture is that it is one in which nine-tenths of our intellectuals can't read any poetry.

Randall Jarrell

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