A poem by this poet

Mark Strand

Mark Strand is a former Poet Laureate of the United States. His ten collections of poetry have brought him many honors and grants, including a MacArthur Fellowship. He is the author of a book of stories, Mr. and Mrs. Baby, several volumes of translations (of works by Rafael Alberti and Carlos Drummond de Andrade, among others), the editor of a number of anthologies, and author of several monographs on contemporary artists (William Bailey and Edward Hopper). He was born in Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada, and was raised in the Unites States.