Louise Bogan (August 11, 1897 – February 4, 1970) was an American poet. She was appointed the fourth Poet Laureate to the Library of Congress in 1945.
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“It is not possible, for a poet, writing in any language, to protect himself from the tragic elements in human life.... [ellipsis in source] Illness, old age, and deathsubjects as ancient as humanitythese are the subjects that the poet must speak of very nearly from the first moment that he begins to speak.”
—Louise Bogan (18971970)