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 (aged 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.
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“And ye, who have met with Adversity's blast, And been bow'd to the earth by its fury; To whom the Twelve Months, that have recently pass'd Were as harsh as a prejudiced jury - Still, fill to the Future! and join in our chime, The regrets of remembrance to cozen, And having obtained a New Trial of Time, Shout in hopes of a kindlier dozen.”