Sunday, December 23, 2012

I am proud only of those days that pass in undivided tenderness. Robert Bly

The American poet was born on this day in 1926.

Robert Bly (born December 23, 1926) is an American poet, author, activist and leader of the mythopoetic men's movement, most famous for his Iron John: A Book About Men (1990), which spent 62 weeks on the The New York Times Best Seller list. For The Light Around the Body he won the 1968 National Book Award for Poetry.

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