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His poetry is what all poetry should be, the surprising and beautiful organisation of things that life has disorganised. John Fuller
B. 1822 D. 1888
I might have known, / What far too soon, alas! I learn'd / The heart can bind itself alone, / And faith may oft be unreturn'd.' Matthew Arnold, 'Isolation: To Marguerite'
B. 1612 D. 1672
All things within this fading world hath end. ('Before the Birth of One of Her Children')
I don't want to be one of those ivory tower writers; I want to affect people's lives.
B. 1874 D. 1963
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on. Robert Frost