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Richard Wilbur - Quotes

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What is the opposite of two? A lonely me, a lonely you.

What is the opposite of two? A lonely me, a lonely you.

It is true that the poet does not directly address his neighbors; but he does address a great congress of persons who dwell at the back of his mind, a congress of all those who have taught him and whom he has admired; they constitute his ideal audience and his better self. ---->>>

To this congress the poet speaks not of peculiar and personal things, but of what in himself is most common, most anonymous, most fundamental, most true of all men. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 03-01, 1921
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Occupation: Poet
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Richard Purdy Wilbur (born March 1, 1921) is an American poet and literary translator. He was appointed the second Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 1987, and twice received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, in 1957 and again in 1989.(wikipedia)