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Louise Bogan

Louise Bogan (August 11, 1897 – February 4, 1970) was an American poet. She was appointed the fourth Poet Laureate to the Library of Congress in 1945.

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    O fortunate bride, who never again will become elated after
    childbirth!
    O lucky older wife, who has been cured of feeling unwanted!
    Louise Bogan (1897–1970)

    If all feeling for grace and beauty were not extinguished in the mass of mankind at the actual moment, such a method of locomotion as cycling could never have found acceptance; no man or woman with the slightest aesthetic sense could assume the ludicrous position necessary for it.
    Ouida [Marie Louise De La Ramée] (1839–1908)

    The cats will be glad; the fathers feel justified; the mothers
    relieved.
    The sons and husbands will no longer need to pay the bills.
    Childhoods will be put away, the obscene nightmare abated.
    —Louise Bogan (1897–1970)