They had their being once and left a place to stand on.
'A collected poems' is either a gravestone or a testimonial to survival.
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Uneasily the leaves fall at this season, forgetting what to do or where to go; the red amnesiacs of autumn drifting thru the graveyard forest. What they have forgotten they have forgotten: what they meant to do instead of fall is not in earth or time recoverable-the fossils of intention, the shapes of rot.
|Birth:||30th December, 1918|
|Death:||21st April, 2000|
|Profession:||Editor, Poet, Writer|
Alfred Wellington Purdy, OC OOnt was one of the most popular and important Canadian poets of the 20th century. Purdy's writing career spanned more than fifty years. His works include over thirty books of poetry; a novel; two volumes of memoirs and four books of correspondence. He has been called the nation's "unofficial poet laureate" and "a national poet in a way that you only find occasionally in the life of a culture."
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