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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“Our tradition of political thought had its definite beginning in the teachings of Plato and Aristotle. I believe it came to a no less definite end in the theories of Karl Marx.”
—Hannah Arendt (19061975)
“But with exquisite breathing you smile, with satisfaction of love,
And I touch you again as you tick in the silence and settle in
—Karl Shapiro (b. 1913)