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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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    “I gave no prescriptions,
    And those who have taken my moods for prophecies
    Mistake the matter.”
    Louis Simpson (b. 1923)

    [Corneille] was inspired by Roman authors and Roman spirit, Racine with delicacy by the polished court of Louis XIV.
    Horace Walpole (1717–1797)

    In my grandmother’s house there was always chicken soup
    And talk of the old country—mud and boards,
    Poverty,
    The snow falling down and necks of lovers.
    —Louis Simpson (b. 1923)