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Karl Shapiro

Karl Jay Shapiro (November 10, 1913 – May 14, 2000) was an American poet. He was appointed the fifth Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 1946.

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    He shall eat flowers,
    Chew honey and spit out gall. They shall all smile
    And love and pity him.

    His death shall be by drowning.
    —Karl Shapiro (b. 1913)