Who is Bliss CarmanWilliam Bliss Carman (April 15, 1861 – June 8, 1929) was a Canadian poet who lived most of his life in the United States, where he achieved international fame. He was acclaimed as Canada's poet laureate during his later years.In Canada, Carman is classed as one of the Confederation Poets, a group which also included Charles G.D. Roberts (his cousin), Archibald Lampman, and Duncan Campbell Scott. "Of the group, Carman had the surest lyric touch and achieved the widest international recognition. But unlike others, he never attempted to secure his income by novel writing, popular journalism, or non-literary employment. He remained a poet, supplementing his art with critical commentaries on literary ideas, philosophy, and aesthetics."
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Bliss Carman Poems
- The Yule Guest
And Yanna by the yule log
Sat in the empty hall,
And watched the goblin firelight
Caper upon the wall:...
- The Sleepers
The tall carnations down the garden walks
Bowed on their stalks.
Said Jock-a-dreams to John-a-nods,...
- The Ships Of St John
Smile, you inland hills and rivers!
Flush, you mountains in the dawn!
But my roving heart is seaward
With the ships of gray St. John....
- The Shadow Boatswain
Don't you know the sailing orders?
It is time to put to sea,
And the stranger in the harbor
Sends a boat ashore for me....
- The Red Wolf
With the fall of the leaf comes the wolf, wolf, wolf,
The old red wolf at my door.
And my hateful yellow dwarf, with his hideous crooked laugh,...
Top 10 most used topics by Bliss CarmanSea 34 World 30 Heart 29 Night 27 Wind 27 Long 26 Sun 25 Time 23 White 22 Dark 22
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Greebohobbes: bliss carman he was a canadian poet who lived most of his life in the united states, where he achieved international fame. he was acclaimed as canada's poet laureate during his later years. photograph: pirie macdonald
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Lilyrex: mrs. cunningham. a sweet grandmotherly lady who gave me a love of poetry. still recall the poems and most of the lines. “trees” by bliss william carman was my favorite
Blisscarmansrps: bliss carman is open for learning today! see you soon!
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