Bliss Carman Quote
New York Times review of Mr. Carman's Prose; A Volume Of Little Essays By The Canadian Poet. (1903).
“Set me a task in which I can put something of my very self, and it is a task no longer; it is joy; it is art.”
The kinship of nature (1903 edition)
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsBliss Carman
Born: April 15, 1861
Died: June 8, 1929 (age 68)
Bio: Bliss Carman FRSC was a Canadian poet who lived most of his life in the United States, where he achieved international fame. He was acclaimed as Canada's poet laureate during his later years.
Quote of the day
“Life is short. Art, or something not life, is long, stretching out endless, like concrete worm. Flat, white, unsmoothed by any passage over or across it. Here I stand. But no longer.”