Mark Strand

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.
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    I have been eating poetry.
    —Mark Strand (b. 1934)