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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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    The watchers in their leopard suits
    Waited till it was time,
    And aimed between the belt and boot
    And let the barrel climb.
    Louis Simpson (b. 1923)

    my lazy little shadow, like an arrant sleepy-head,
    Had stayed at home behind me and was fast asleep in bed.
    —Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–1894)

    The treasures of Cathay were never found.
    In this America, this wilderness
    Where the axe echoes with a lonely sound,
    The generations labor to possess
    And grave by grave we civilize the ground.
    —Louis Simpson (b. 1923)