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.
But be, as you have been, my happiness...
Poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese.
I have nothing to say, and I am saying it, and that is poetry.
A poet who reads his verse in public may have other nasty habits.