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Mark Strand


Born
in Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada
April 11, 1934

Died
November 29, 2014

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Mark Strand was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American poet, essayist, and translator. He was appointed Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 1990. He was a professor of English at Columbia University and also taught at numerous other colleges and universities.

Strand also wrote children's books and art criticism, helped edit several poetry anthologies and translated Spanish poet Rafael Alberti.

He is survived by a son, a daughter and a sister.
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“Each moment is a place
you've never been.”
Mark Strand, New Selected Poems

“Ink runs from the corners of my mouth.
There is no happiness like mine.
I have been eating poetry.”
Mark Strand, Selected Poems

“In a field
I am the absence
of field.
This is
always the case.
Wherever I am
I am what is missing.”
Mark Strand, New Selected Poems

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