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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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    My father in the night commanding No
    Has work to do.
    Louis Simpson (b. 1923)

    In my grandmother’s house there was always chicken soup
    And talk of the old country—mud and boards,
    Poverty,
    The snow falling down and necks of lovers.
    —Louis Simpson (b. 1923)

    Lord, thy most pointed pleasure take
    And stab my spirit broad awake;
    Or, Lord, if too obdurate I,
    Choose thou, before that spirit die,
    A piercing pain, a killing sin,
    And to my dead heart run them in!
    —Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–1894)