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Summer has filled her veins with light and her heart is washed with noon. ---->>>

We do not write in order to be understood; we write in order to understand. ---->>>

First, I do not sit down at my desk to put into verse something that is already clear in my mind. If it were clear in my mind, I should have no incentive or need to write about it. ---->>>

No good poem, however confessional it may be, is just a self-expression. Who on earth would claim that the pearl expresses the oyster? ---->>>


C. Day Lewis profile (c-day-lewis.jpg)
Nationality: English
Born: 04-27, 1904
Die: 05-22, 1972
Occupation: Poet

Cecil Day-Lewis (or Day Lewis) CBE (27 April 1904 – 22 May 1972) was an Anglo-Irish poet and the Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom from 1968 until his death in 1972. He also wrote mystery stories under the pseudonym of Nicholas Blake. He was the father of actor Daniel Day-Lewis and documentary filmmaker and television chef Tamasin Day-Lewis (wikipedia)