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Louis Simpson

Louis Aston Marantz Simpson (March 27, 1923 – September 14, 2012) was a Jamaican poet. He won the 1964 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for his work At the End of the Open Road.

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    It’s complicated, being an American,
    Having the money and the bad conscience, both at the same time.
    Perhaps, after all, this is not the right subject for a poem.
    Louis Simpson (b. 1923)

    The treasures of Cathay were never found.
    In this America, this wilderness
    Where the axe echoes with a lonely sound,
    The generations labor to possess
    And grave by grave we civilize the ground.
    —Louis Simpson (b. 1923)

    Wait a minute, wait a minute, you ain’t heard nothing yet. Wait a minute I tell you. You ain’t heard nothing yet. Do you want to hear “Toot, Toot, Tootsie?”
    Alfread A. Cohen, U.S., and Louis Silver. Jakie Rabinowitz (Al Jolson)