Richard Wilbur Quote: “It is true that the poet…”

It is true that the poet does not directly address his neighbors; but he does address a great congress of persons who dwell at the back of his mind, a congress of all those who have taught him and whom he has admired; they constitute his ideal audience and his better self.

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Name: Richard Wilbur
Profession: Poet
Nationality: American
Birthday: March 1, 1921
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