Who is John Masefield?

John Masefield

John Edward Masefield, OM (1 June 1878 – 12 May 1967) was an English poet and writer, and Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom from 1930 until his death in 1967. He is remembered as the author of the classic children's novels The Midnight Folk and The Box of Delights, and poems, including "The Everlasting Mercy" and "Sea-Fever".

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    Since moons decay and suns decline,
    How else should end this life of mine?
    —John Masefield (1878–1967)