Mark Strand (born 11 April 1934) is a Canadian-born American poet, essayist, and translator. He was appointed Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 1990. Since 2005–06, he has been a professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University.
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“The sabbath was made for humankind, and not humankind for the sabbath...”
—Bible: New Testament, Mark 2:27.
“Ink runs from the corners of my mouth.
There is no happiness like mine.
I have been eating poetry.”
—Mark Strand (b. 1934)