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No good poem, however confessional is may be, is just a self-expression. Who on earth would claim that the pearl expresses the oyster?
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Robert Cecil Day Lewis

Cecil Day-Lewis (or Day Lewis), CBE (27 April 1904 – 22 May 1972) was a British poet and the Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom from 1968 until his death in 1972. He also wrote mystery stories under the pseudonym of Nicholas Blake. He was the father of actor Daniel Day-Lewis and documentary filmmaker and television chef Tamasin Day-Lewis.

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