Olson, 1910 - 1970
Born: 27 December 1910, Worcester, Massachusetts
Died: 10 January 1970, New York City
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- I have had to learn the simplest things last. Which made for difficulties. permalink
Charles Olson - "Maximus, to Himself" in The Maximus Poems (1960-1970)
- I take SPACE to be the central fact to man born in America, from Folsom cave to now. I spell it large because it comes large here. Large, and without mercy. permalink
Charles Olson - first lines of Call Me, Ishmael (1947)
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