Who is Karl Shapiro

Karl ShapiroBorn(1913-11-10)November 10, 1913
Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.DiedMay 14, 2000(2000-05-14) (aged 86)
New York City, New York, U.S.OccupationPoet, essayistAlma materUniversity of Virginia
Johns Hopkins UniversityNotable awards
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Karl Shapiro Poems

  • The Olive Tree
    Save for a lusterless honing-stone of moon
    The sky stretches its flawless canopy
    Blue as the blue silk of the Jewish flag
    Over the valley and out to sea. ...
  • Going To School
    What shall I teach in the vivid afternoon
    With the sun warming the blackboard and a slip
    Of cloud catching my eye?
    Only the cones and sections of the moon. ...
  • The Dome Of Sunday
    With focus sharp as Flemish-painted face
    In film of varnish brightly fixed
    And through a polished hand-lens deeply seen,
    Sunday at noon through hyaline thin air ...
  • Troop Train
    It stops the town we come through. Workers raise
    Their oily arms in good salute and grin.
    Kids scream as at a circus. Business men
    Glance hopefully and go their measured way. ...
  • Love For A Hand
    Two hands lie still, the hairy and the white,
    And soon down ladders of reflected light
    The sleepers climb in silence. Gradually
    They separate on paths of long ago, ...
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Black 7 Light 6 I Love You 5 Sleep 5 Green 5 Hair 5 Kiss 5 Face 5 War 5 World 5


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  • Bendestroysbot: ben shapiro eradicates karl marx with silence!!!!
  • Captainb_money: every time ben shapiro has a shit take a liberal becomes a communist and reads all of karl marx.
  • Adembdrbyzd: conservatives avoid seriously dealing with marx’s work not just because he was critical of capitalism, wrote polemical things about religion, or was suspicious of class hierarchy. it is because marx revealed deep inconsistences in conservative doctrines...
  • Neontaster: "facts don't care about your feelings" is something ben shapiro said that became an online meme and trying to dismiss any nuanced argument about general trends in conservative thought by acting as though those words are chiseled into the base of the lincoln memorial is unserious.
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Poem of the day

John Milton Poem
Lycidas
 by John Milton

In this Monody the author bewails a learned Friend, unfortunately
drowned in his passage from Chester on the Irish Seas, 1637;
and, by occasion, foretells the ruin of our corrupted Clergy,
then in their height.


Yet once more, O ye laurels, and once more,
Ye myrtles brown, with ivy never sere,
...

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