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Biography of Hayden Carruth

Hayden Carruth

Hayden Carruth (1921 - Present)

Hayden Carruth was born on August 3, 1921, in Waterbury, Connecticut, and for many years lived in northern Vermont. He has published 30 books, chiefly of poetry but also including a novel, four books of criticism and two anthologies. His most recent book is Reluctantly: Autobiographical Essays (1998).



20 Poems written by Hayden Carruth

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First LineComments
"Form follows function follows form . . . , etc." Comments and analysis of Saturday At The Border by Hayden Carruth 3 Comments
Both of us had been close
Coming home with the last load I ride standing
First, the self. Then, the observing self. Comments and analysis of I, I, I by Hayden Carruth 1 Comment
Freedom is not to be proved but is rather a postulate
How many guys are sitting at their kitchen tables
It is not music, though one has tried music.
Just over the horizon a great machine of death is roaring and
Just yesterday afternoon I heard a man
lights in the twilight,
My prayers have been answered, if they were prayers. I live.
Old guy goes downstairs reeling
Please note well, all you writers, editors, directors
poem in the ancient mode for you Comments and analysis of When I Wrote A Little by Hayden Carruth 1 Comment
Right up there this side the Five Chimneys Corners
Scrambled eggs and whiskey
The great poems of Comments and analysis of Endnote by Hayden Carruth 1 Comment
The old man takes a nap Comments and analysis of February Morning by Hayden Carruth 4 Comments
Well I have and in fact Comments and analysis of On Being Asked To Write A Poem Against The War In Vietnam by Hayden Carruth 2 Comments
You may think it strange, Sam, that I'm writing


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