Bliss Carman Quotes (24 quotes)
“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)
“Here's to the day when it is May
And care as light as a feather,
When your little shoes and my big boots
Go tramping over the heather.”
A Toast, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
“There paused to shut the door
A fellow called the Wind,
With mystery before,
And reticence behind.”
At the Granite Gate, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
A Sea Child, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
New York Times review of Mr. Carman's Prose; A Volume Of Little Essays By The Canadian Poet. (1903).
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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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