John Ciardi





John Ciardi


Born
in Boston, The United States
June 24, 1916

Died
March 30, 1986

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John Anthony Ciardi (June 24, 1916 – March 30, 1986) was an American poet, translator, editor, writer and etymologist.

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You Read to Me, I'll Read t...

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How Does a Poem Mean?

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Doodle Soup

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The Collected Poems

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The Man Who Sang the Sillies

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A Browser's Dictionary

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The Hopeful Trout and Other...

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I Met a Man

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You Know Who

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The Monster Den: or Look Wh...

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More books by John Ciardi…
“I'm smiled out, talked out, quipped out, socialized so far from any being, I need the weight of mortal silences to get realized back into myself.”
John Ciardi, This Strangest Everything

“Modern art is what happens when painters stop looking at girls and persuade themselves that they have a better idea.”
John Ciardi
tags: art, humor

“The day will happen
whether or not you get up”
John Ciardi

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