You are bound, my hunch is, to make it just fine.
I think Ginsberg has done more harm to the craft that I honor and live by than anybody else by reducing it to a kind of mean that enables the most dubious practitioners to claim they are poets because they think, If the kind of thing Ginsberg does is poetry, I can do that.
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|Birth:||2nd February, 1923|
|Death:||19th January, 1997|
|Profession:||Novelist, Poet, Professor|
James Lafayette Dickey was born in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. He was an American poet and novelist. He was appointed the eighteenth United States Poet Laureate in 1966. He earned a BA degree from Vanderbilt University in 1949. He earned an MA degree from Vanderbilt University in 1950. He taught as an instructor of English at Rice University in Houston, Texas in 1950. He served as a professor of English at the University of South Carolina. He wrote several novels include: Deliverance, Alnilam, and To The White Sea. He wrote several poetries include: Helmets, Buckdancer's Choice(National Book Award for Poetry), Babel to Byzantium, The Zodiac, The Central Motion, and The Whole Motion.
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