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.

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Randall Jarrell jə-REL (May 6, 1914 – October 14, 1965) was an American poet, literary critic, children's author, essayist, and novelist. He was the 11th Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress—a position that now bears the title Poet Laureate of the United States.

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