MARK STRAND (1934 – 2014) was a Canadian-born American poet, essayist, and translator, named Poet Laureate of the United States in 1990 and awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1999.
MAY 2017 | Critics Page
Boredom sets in first, and then despair. / One tries to brush it off. It only grows. / Something about the silence of the square.