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RayPride: Define “movie” by paraphrasing Randall Jarrell’s definition—"The novel is a prose narrative of some length that has something wrong with it”—then you could apply the word to the feature-length hapless farragos defecated by the untalented, pardoned election felon.

jlorts: From my mother’s sleep I fell into the State, And I hunched in its belly till my wet fur froze. Six miles from earth, loosed from its dream of life, I woke to black flak and the nightmare fighters. When I died they washed me out of the turret with a hose. --Randall Jarrell

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plastic_bio: I think that one possible definition of our modern culture is that it is one in which nine-tenths of our intellectuals can't read any poetry. - Randall Jarrell

wenshen: “It is better to entertain an idea than to take it home to live with you for the rest of your life.” -- Randall Jarrell

Tampajeff1959: Randall Jarrell 1914 – 1965

audencuttings: Auden is awarded the Bollingen Prize by a panel that included Marianne Moore, Wallace Stevens, and Randall Jarrell – New York Times, 11 Jan 1954

neilsonandrew: Randall Jarrell introduced EB to RL in 1947. Lowell described that first meeting: “[we were] swimming in our young age, with the water coming down on us, and we were gulping” Which is as good a metaphor for young poets clashing together as I can imagine (I may have been there).

mithos343: Person whose furry awakening was caused by a misunderstanding of poetic language in Randall Jarrell's "The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner"

victorian_hbd: The Woman at the Washington Zoo: Poems and Translations (1960) - Randall Jarrell

war_poets: 6 May 1914 Randall Jarrell is born in Nashville, Tennessee

Roy_Wallen: A poet is a person who manages, in a lifetime of standing out in thunderstorms, to be struck by lightening five or six times. – Randall Jarrell, born on this date in 1914

Book_Addict: Happy birthday to writer and poet Randall Jarrell (May 6, 1914), author of "Blood for A Stranger" (1942) and many other works.

PoetryOutLoud: The saris go by me from the embassies. / Cloth from the moon. Cloth from another planet. / They look back at the leopard like the leopard. Happy birthday Randall Jarrell

jlorts: "A poet is a man who manages, in a lifetime of standing out in thunderstorms, to be struck by lightning five or six times." --Randall Jarrell (1914-1965)

RayBoomhower: "Pain comes from the darkness. And we call it wisdom. It is pain." Randall Jarrell, born on this day in 1914

cowboycoleridge: I see at last that all the knowledge I wrung from the darkness — that the darkness flung me — Is worthless as ignorance: nothing comes from nothing, The darkness from the darkness. Pain comes from the darkness And we call it wisdom. It is pain. - Randall Jarrell

cowboycoleridge: The nurse is the night To wake to, to die in: and the day I live, The world and its life are her dreams. Randall Jarrell

JJ56123: "Most of the people in a war never fight for even a minute though they bear for years and die forever. They do not fight, but only starve, only suffer, only die: the sum of all this passive misery is that great activity, War." American poet Randall Jarrell(May6,1914-Oct14,1965)

cowboycoleridge: “A poet is a man who manages, in a lifetime of standing out in thunderstorms, to be struck by lightning five or six times.” Randall Jarrell, born on this day in 1914

researchpuzzler: "It is better to entertain an idea than to take it home to live with you for the rest of your life." - Randall Jarrell

RayBoomhower: "From my mother's sleep I fell into the State, And I hunched in its belly till my wet fur froze. Six miles from earth, loosed from its dream of life, I woke to black flak and the nightmare fighters. When I died they washed me out of the turret with a hose." Randall Jarrell

RayBoomhower: "We read our mail and counted up our missions-- In bombers named for girls, we burned The cities we had learned about in school-- Till our lives wore out; our bodies lay among The people we had killed and never seen." Randall Jarrell

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LaurenceFoshee: I think a nice, relaxed "challenge" for me as my advanced ENG coursework begins to roll in, would be to pick out a poem a week from my "contemporary poets" shelves, and write a bit what I think about it...maybe in the vein of Randall-Jarrell-style close reads or essay mimicks...

SFFAudio: From an email about today's podcast: "for some reason I thought of this great poem as you folks were talking: The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner BY RANDALL JARRELL From my mother’s sleep I fell into the State, And I hunched in its belly till my wet fur froze. Six miles from

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YahiaLababidi: A poet is a man who manages, in a lifetime of standing out in thunderstorms, to be struck by lightning five or six times. —Randall Jarrell

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GeoffPMann: "You can't break eggs without making an omelette --That's what they tell the eggs." Randall Jarrell, "A War"

victorian_hbd: The Lost World (1965) - Randall Jarrell

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victorian_hbd: The Animal Family (1965) - Randall Jarrell

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woofknight: Title: The Bat-Poet Author: Jarrell, Randall Illustrator: Sendak, Maurice Publisher: Macmillan Publication Date: 1964

woofknight: Title: The Bat-Poet Author: Jarrell, Randall Illustrator: Sendak, Maurice Publisher: Macmillan Publication Date: 1964

woofknight: Title: The Bat-Poet Author: Jarrell, Randall Illustrator: Sendak, Maurice Publisher: Macmillan Publication Date: 1964

LoriPlanken: Vtg Snow White and Seven Dwarfs, A Tale By Brothers and Grimm Translated By Randall Jarrell, Ill By Nancy Ekholm Burrert, daysgonebytreasure

lavigne_phd: A poet is a man who manages, in a lifetime of standing out in thunderstorms, to be struck by lightning five or six times. ~ Randall Jarrell

lavigne_phd: The ways we miss our lives are life. ~ Randall Jarrell

philosophersmag: The people who live in a Golden Age usually go around complaining how yellow everything looks.--Randall Jarrell

michaelscaines: My, what fun it’ll be to think about articles and poems and books and things after the war. Maybe I’ll even get industrious, any industry will seem so mild compared to the wicked army. – Randall Jarrell, April 5 1943

DublinSoil: "If he could he'd make farm out of all the forest" 'Field and Farm,' Randall Jarrell, 1965

medialens: Randall Jarrell: ‘Let us name our trade journal The Medium. For all these media - television, radio, movies, newspapers, magazines, and the rest - are a single medium, in whose depths we are all being cultivated.’ (‘A Sad Heart At The Supermarket’)

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MtrKDJoyce: In that night even to be rich is difficult, The world is something even books believe, The bombs fall all year long among the states, And the blood is black upon the unturned leaves. -"The Soldier Walks Under the Trees of the University," Randall Jarrell

vrtbn: A while ago, I ordered a copy of Randall Jarrell’s The Bat-Poet. As happens, it took so long to arrive I forgot I had ordered it. Now I have read it aloud to my daughter. You could read it too! A wonderful small book about being a poet and being a bat.

DavidMKatz1: T.S. Eliot, Randall Jarrell, Allen Tate, John Crowe Ransom, Anne Carson, Robert Hayden, R.P. Blackmur, Rachel Hadas

elisaruizes: kept coming back to Randall Jarrell’s poem “90 North”— “I wrung from the darkness—that the darkness flung me— Is worthless as ignorance: nothing comes from nothing, The darkness from the darkness. Pain comes from the darkness  And we call it wisdom. It is pain.”

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Joan_E_Bauer: Where Have All the Artist-Addicts Gone?

BorisDralyuk: “She laughed and said, ‘I lived in Pasadena When Fatty Arbuckle drove the El Molino bus.’ I felt that I had met someone from home. No, not Pasadena, Fatty Arbuckle.” — Randall Jarrell, “The Player Piano”

SarcasmLiving: If we meet an honest and intelligent politician, a dozen, a hundred, we say they aren't like politicians at all, and our category of politicians stays unchanged; we know what politicians are like Randall Jarrell

ryder_cbr: The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner BY RANDALL JARRELL From my mother’s sleep I fell into the State, And I hunched in its belly till my wet fur froze. Six miles from earth, loosed from its dream of life, I woke to black flak and the nightmare fighters. -cont-

mikerburch: Adam Gopnik called Randall Jarrell the “best-equipped” American poetry critic of the past century; he may have been the “best quipped” as well.—Michael R. Burch

sgaxelrod: Zelenski estimates Russian dead at 14,000; U.S. estimates 7000. US losses in the Iraq War were 4000. ...We burned The cities we had learned about in school-- Till our lives wore out; our bodies lay among The people we had killed and never seen. --Randall Jarrell, "Losses"

victorian_hbd: The Bat-Poet (1964) - Randall Jarrell

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aromatasemebro: An essay by Randall Jarrell turned me onto this one -- it's not the highly quotable Frost you might be used to, but a concise little work of uniquely American horror

dlondonnyu: 'One Whitman is miracle enough, and when he comes again it will be the end of the world.' From the greatest and most sublime encomium you will ever read: Randall Jarrell's "Some Lines from Whitman"

OtherWeathers: Randall Jarrell, from “90 North”

ItsAndyRyan: ...final things with confusingly similar names: • 'My Family and Other Animals' by Gerald Durrell, 'The Animal Family' by Randall Jarrell • Una Stubs and Tuna Subs

nekomessiah144: that muse to whom he referred by a variety of names, including Calliope and the White Goddess. In his Third Book of Criticism, Randall Jarrell noted that Muse symbolism permeates Graves’s writing: “All that is finally important to Graves is condensed in the one figure of the

martynwendell: Seems like he was a significant background presence for a number of writers—e.g. was recently surprised to find a passing reference to Barth as representing a dour cultural eventuality in a Randall Jarrell essay. I want to know KB's ambience for people like this

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aromatasemebro: prefer 2 think that Neil Tennant is singing "For in a secret life I was Randall Jarrell"

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bwilli_19: The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner BY RANDALL JARRELL

AntoineVanner: RANDALL JARRELL's POEM: From my mother’s sleep I fell into the State, And I hunched in its belly till my wet fur froze. Six miles from earth, loosed from its dream of life, I woke to black flak and the nightmare fighters. When I died they washed me out of the turret with a hose.

CBCCPodcast: No other poem has haunted us as much as Randall Jarrell’s The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner. Just 5 lines:

HeronCapital: "From my mother's sleep I fell into the State, And I hunched in its belly till my wet fur froze. Six miles from earth, loosed from its dream of life, I woke to black flak and the nightmare fighters. When I died they washed me out of the turret with a hose" Randall Jarrell (1945)

HowdyDuda: Randall Jarrell, 1945:

ChiefMcClane: From my mother’s sleep I fell into the State, And I hunched in its belly till my wet fur froze. Six miles from earth, loosed from its dream of life, I woke to black flak and the nightmare fighters. When I died they washed me out of the turret with a hose. -Randall Jarrell

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ameliakated: "The Lost World" by Randall Jarrell, published in 1963.

dasam: 5 of 5 stars to Poetry and the Age by Randall Jarrell

not_opossum: also before someone says it ive read plenty of Frost and Auden already. Auden is pretty much what Randall Jarrell says of him. Gonna take a controversial stance and say Frost is at his very very best in the lightly ironic shorter verses, not in the longwinded ones.

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omediochieng: Randall Jarrell's Pictures from an Institution is actually a viral Twitter thread.

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jvangeld: The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner By Randall Jarrell From my mother’s sleep I fell into the State, And I hunched in its belly till my wet fur froze. Six miles from earth, loosed from its dream of life, I woke to black flak and the nightmare fighters.

dasam: 5 of 5 stars to The Animal Family by Randall Jarrell

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dasam: 4 of 5 stars to Randall Jarrell by William H. Pritchard

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attorneymichael: 2. First up, Randall Jarrell, "The Death of a Ball Turret Gunner." From my mother’s sleep I fell into the State, And I hunched in its belly till my wet fur froze. Six miles from earth, loosed from its dream of life,

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