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MelanieJaxn: Summer is drawn blinds in Louisiana, long winds in Wyoming, shade of elms and maples in New England. -Archibald MacLeish

Archie_Sturrock: ❝Since wars begin in the minds of men, it is in the minds of men that the defences of peace must be constructed.❞—Archibald MacLeish

TheStoryofWith: "Anything can make us look; only art can make us see." - poet Archibald MacLeish

CerebralWisdom: Freedom is the right to choose: the right to create for oneself the alternatives of choice. Without the possibility of choice and the exercise of choice a man is not a man but a member, an instrument, a thing. - Archibald Macleish

Danenbarger: A Short Analysis of Archibald MacLeish’s ‘You, Andrew Marvell’

NolMontalbo: Democracy must be defended by arms when it is attacked by arms, and by truth when it is attacked by lies — Archibald MacLeish

rc_wisehack: "The End of the World" by Archibald MacLeish: "Quite unexpectedly, as Vasserot The armless ambidextrian was lighting A match between his great and second toe, And Ralph the lion was engaged in biting The neck of Madame Sossman while the drum Pointed, and Teeny was about to

CerebralWisdom: Freedom is the right to choose: the right to create for oneself the alternatives of choice. Without the possibility of choice and the exercise of choice a man is not a man but a member, an instrument, a thing. - Archibald Macleish

Waambui: The only thing about a man that is a man is his mind. Everything else you can find in a pig or a horse. ~ The Secret of freedom by Archibald MacLeish

bing_turqueza: There is only one thing more painful than learning from experience and that is not learning from experience. Democracy is never a thing done. - Archibald MacLeish

imajeanpeace: "How shall freedom be defended? By arms when it is attacked by arms; by truth when it is attacked by lies; by democratic faith when it is attacked by authoritarian dogma. Always, and in the final act, by determination and faith.” - Archibald MacLeish

lukepruett: “A poem should not mean, but be.” —Archibald MacLeish

pauljimerson: It’s the birthday of Archibald MacLeish, born in Glencoe, Illinois (1892), whose most famous poem is “Ars Poetica” (1926). In it he writes, “A poem should not mean / But be.”

pauljimerson: A poet, playwright, lawyer, and statesman, Archibald MacLeish’s roots were firmly planted in both the new and the old worlds.

pauljimerson: An Eternity by Archibald MacLeish Archibald MacLeish There is no dusk to be, There is no dawn that was, Only there's now, and now, And the wind in the grass. Days I remember of Now in my heart, are now; Days that I dream will bloom White the peach bough.

pauljimerson: “The only thing about a man that is a man . . . is his mind. Everything else you can find in a pig or a horse.” ― Archibald MacLeish

pauljimerson: “To see the Earth as it truly is, small & blue & beautiful in that eternal silence where it floats. is to see ourselves as riders on the Earth together,brothers on that bright loveliness in the eternal cold-brothers who know now they are truly brothers.” Archibald MacLeish

JeffCoLibAL: "What is more important in a library than anything else – than everything else – is the fact that it exists." –Archibald MacLeish

ChronAmLOC: Archibald MacLeish was born today in 1892. He won 2 Pulitzer Prizes for poetry, 1 for drama, and became the 9th Librarian of Congress in 1939.

BananasNothing: The only thing about a man that is a man . . . is his mind. Everything else you can find in a pig or a horse. Archibald MacLeish

DrPopCultureBG: May 7, 1892: Archibald MacLeish is born in Glencoe, Illinois. He was a poet, playwright, and served as Librarian of Congress (1939-44) and Assistant Secretary of State under FDR. He was also the godfather of actor Bruce Dern.

cowboycoleridge: A poem should be motionless in time~ A poem should be wordless~ A poem should not mean, but be~ Archibald MacLeish •"Ars Poetica"

sibaerisch: "A poem should not mean / but be." - today in 1892, Archibald MacLeish was born.

jacktshannon: "The business of the law is to make sense of the confusion of what we call human life — to reduce it to order but at the same time to give it possibility, scope, even dignity." ~ Archibald MacLeish

jacktshannon: "There is only one thing more painful than learning from experience and that is not learning from experience." ~ Archibald MacLeish

LarryLaddUU: “There is only one thing more painful than learning from experience, and that is not learning from experience.” Remembering poet and Librarian of Congress Archibald MacLeish, born on this day in 1892. He received three Pulitzer Prizes for his work.

LarryLadd1: “There is only one thing more painful than learning from experience, and that is not learning from experience.” Remembering poet and Librarian of Congress Archibald MacLeish, born on this day in 1892. He received three Pulitzer Prizes for his work.

PangurBanC: Today in History - May 7

Shearnerve: Freedom is the right to one's dignity as a man. Archibald MacLeish

Book_Addict: Happy birthday to Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and writer Archibald MacLeish (May 7, 1892), author of "Conquistador" (1932) and many other notable works.

matthewjdowd: happy bday poet Archibald MacLeish, b.1892, Glencoe, IL. "To see the Earth as it truly is, small and blue and beautiful in that eternal silence where it floats, is to see ourselves as riders on the Earth together, brothers on that bright loveliness in the eternal cold...

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jlorts: Birthday of poet Archibald MacLeish (1892-1982) who reminds us: "A poem should not mean But be."

RayBoomhower: “How shall freedom be defended? By arms when it is attacked by arms, by truth when it is attacked by lies, by faith when it is attacked by authoritarian dogma. Always, in the final act, by determination and faith." Archibald MacLeish, born on this day in 1892

CerebralWisdom: Freedom is the right to choose: the right to create for oneself the alternatives of choice. Without the possibility of choice and the exercise of choice a man is not a man but a member, an instrument, a thing. - Archibald Macleish

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PetloverHermine: 04May/1933: Archibald MacLeish receives the Pulitzer for “Conquistador”

wyattmelissa: "Freedom is the right to choose: the right to create for oneself the alternatives of choice. Without the possibility of choice a man is not a man but a member, an instrument, a thing.” ― Archibald MacLeish

whsprngs: — Archibald MacLeish, “Ars Poetica” from Collected Poems 1917-1982.

parisreview: “To be young in a time like that was incredible luck—young and in Paris.” —Archibald MacLeish

ojalart: “To be young in a time like that was incredible luck—young and in Paris.” —Archibald MacLeish

CerebralWisdom: Freedom is the right to choose: the right to create for oneself the alternatives of choice. Without the possibility of choice and the exercise of choice a man is not a man but a member, an instrument, a thing. - Archibald Macleish

Yu_Bezvershenko: Whether our lives and our deaths were for peace and a new hope or for nothing we cannot say: it is you who must say this. They say: We leave you our deaths. Give them their meaning. We were young, they say. We have died. Remember us. Archibald MacLeish

SpiesVespers: Fun Fact: Among John Franklin Carter’s classmates at Yale were Henry Luce, Archibald MacLeish, Stephen Vincent Benet and Thornton Wilder. What the hell were they putting in the water back then?

JoeyP1120: Joey reads "Words in Time" by Archibald MacLeish Listen to Archibald read his stuff:

TheStoryofWith: "Anything can make us look; only art can make us see." - poet Archibald MacLeish

colinphoenix: ‘A man who lives, not by what he loves but what he hates, is a sick man.’ Archibald MacLeish

johnstonglenn: Rolfe Humphries wasn't very friendly to Archibald MacLeish: "if you are looking for a poet you will find nobody home in the earthly tenement known as Archibald MacLeish; but you will find a fellow who would like to be considered a poet...."

PaintingsSoleil: The reactions to the mural's controversy have been dramatized in Archibald MacLeish's 1933 collection Frescoes for Mr. Rockefeller's City as well as in E. B. White's 1933 poem "I paint what I see: A ballad of artistic integrity".''

johnsimkin: On this day in 1982 poet Archibald MacLeish died in Boston.

jacktshannon: "Democracy is never a thing done. Democracy is always something that a nation must be doing." ~ Archibald MacLeish

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RayBoomhower: "How shall freedom be defended? By arms when it is attacked by arms, by truth when it is attacked by lies, by faith when it is attacked by authoritarian dogma. Always, in the final act, by determination and faith." Archibald MacLeish

johnstonglenn: "I carry such a delightful impression of Joyce.... What I think is that he is like one of those violet-breathing incarnations of the god in that sea-coast morning of the world. Perhaps a heifer or a tree." - Archibald MacLeish

calfussman: "There is only one thing more painful than learning from experience and that is not learning from experience." -- Archibald MacLeish

RayBoomhower: “What is more important in a library than anything else--than everything else--is the fact that it exists.” Archibald MacLeish

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johnstonglenn: Poet Archibald MacLeish died 40 years ago today. He lived in Paris in the 1920s and befriended James Joyce. He served as the ninth Librarian of Congress, a position he took at the urging of President Roosevelt, and was photographed on his first day on the job in 1939.

RayBoomhower: "A man who lives, not by what he loves but what he hates, is a sick man." Archibald MacLeish, who died on this day in 1982

ProvidenceSlam: Late start but here’s our ✨Poem of the Week✨ . Ars Poetica by Archibald Macleish

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Nurse4Sail: Reflecting on Archibald MacLeish's adage: "Democracy is never a thing done. Democracy is always something that a nation must be doing."

hidekosueoka: Now there is neither bridge nor town— A doorway where the roof is down Opens on a foot-worn stair That climbs by three steps into empty air. - The Sheep in the Ruins - by Archibald MacLeish

CerebralWisdom: Freedom is the right to choose: the right to create for oneself the alternatives of choice. Without the possibility of choice and the exercise of choice a man is not a man but a member, an instrument, a thing. - Archibald Macleish

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jkirbysisk: Poetry which owes no man anything, owes nevertheless one debt - an image of the world in which men can again believe.~Archibald MacLeish

CerebralWisdom: Freedom is the right to choose: the right to create for oneself the alternatives of choice. Without the possibility of choice and the exercise of choice a man is not a man but a member, an instrument, a thing. - Archibald Macleish

johnsimkin: On this day in 1945 Archibald MacLeish on the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt.

DanSantos8: A man who lives, not by what he loves but what he hates, is a sick man. ~ Archibald MacLeish

thegardenvsw: I met a young American poet called [Archibald] MacLeish who has a passionate admiration for you. He is a serious young man who has come here on an opium commission. You and Eliot are the only two writers in England today etc etc.

CerebralWisdom: Freedom is the right to choose: the right to create for oneself the alternatives of choice. Without the possibility of choice and the exercise of choice a man is not a man but a member, an instrument, a thing. - Archibald Macleish

ehonorio: What is a librarian supposed to do, anyway? (Lo cuenta aquí Archibald MacLeish, el "bibliotecario favorito" de Philip Larkin)

Circle_of_Days: "Journalism is concerned with events, poetry with feelings. Journalism is concerned with the look of the world, poetry with the feel of the world." ―Archibald MacLeish.

ojalart: “Nothing matters with any man but the work. The rest is biography.” —Archibald MacLeish

parisreview: “Nothing matters with any man but the work. The rest is biography.” —Archibald MacLeish

anndaraabrams: "A world ends when its metaphor has died." Archibald MacLeish, 1952

anndaraabrams: "Democracy is never a thing done. Democracy is always something that a nation must be doing. What is necessary now is one thing and one thing only...that democracy become again democracy in action, not democracy accomplished and piled up in goods and gold." Archibald MacLeish

MrJohnWemmick: Picked up some old newspapers today for free. Here’s the NYT from July 21, 1969, featuring the iconic headline, an ad from the department store Gimbels celebrating the event, a front page poem by Archibald MacLeish, and the back page—a Playboy ad (“Move in. Or you’ll lose him.”)

lucindomino: To borrow from Archibald Macleish: "How will this election be won? Barda kung barda, kausap kung kausap. Always, in the final act, by determination and faith."

daisey1016: “A man who lives, not by what he loves but what he hates, is a sick man.” Archibald MacLeish

henzbo: “Ars Poetica" (Part I) by Archibald Macleish A poem should be palpable and mute As a globed fruit, Dumb As old medallions to the thumb, Silent as the sleeve-worn stone Of casement ledges where the moss has grown— A poem should be wordless As the flight of birds.

bryncrtzn_: Archibald Macleish had said that "democracy must be defended by arms when it is attacked by arms and by truth when it is attacked by lies."

rmunro3: There with vast wings across the cancelled skies, There in the sudden blackness the black pall Of nothing, nothing, nothing — nothing at all.” from The End Of The World, Archibald MacLeish 2)

CerebralWisdom: Freedom is the right to choose: the right to create for oneself the alternatives of choice. Without the possibility of choice and the exercise of choice a man is not a man but a member, an instrument, a thing. - Archibald Macleish

Sevendonn: A man who lives, not by what he loves but what he hates, is a sick man.” – Archibald MacLeish

Terrainorg: Rebecca A. Dunham's ethereal video poem "Nor Could the Sun", after Archibald MacLeish "Einstein," is not to be missed.

ScottAndPark: In 1935, Baoth died unexpectedly of meningitis, a complication of the measles, and Patrick succumbed to TB in 1937. Archibald MacLeish based the main characters in his play J.B. on Gerald and Sara Murphy.

ojalart: “We talk about the play within the play: there is also a play without the play.” —Archibald MacLeish

thewisdomchest: Archibald MacLeish: "To see the earth as it truly is, small and blue and beautiful in that eternal silence where it floats, is to see ourselves as riders on the earth together, brothers on that bright loveliness in the eternal cold."

english_roy: “There are no answers but there are questions which create the possibility of answers.” Archibald MacLeish

parisreview: “We talk about the play within the play: there is also a play without the play.” —Archibald MacLeish

BLOODEDTONGUE: Beauty is that Medusa's head Which men go armed to seek and sever: It is most deadly when most dead, And dead will stare and sting forever. — Archibald MacLeish

TrendisFriend5: "There is only one thing more painful than learning from experience and that is not learning from experience." - Archibald MacLeish

animoirving: "There is only one thing more painful than learning from experience and that is not learning from experience." - Archibald MacLeish -

justzim1: "There is only one thing more painful than learning from experience and that is not learning from experience." - Archibald MacLeish

erudakemwa: "There is only one thing more painful than learning from experience and that is not learning from experience." - Archibald MacLeish

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