Stanley Kunitz

Stanley Kunitz

Stanley Jasspon Kunitz (July 29, 1905May 14, 2006) was an American poet who served two years (1974–1976) as the Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress (a precursor to the modern Poet Laureate program), and served another year as United States Poet Laureate in 2000.

"Live in the layers,

not on the litter."

~ From poem "The Layers" by Stanley Kunitz


  • In the best painting as in authentic poetry one is aware of moral pressures exerted..choices are important,moral pressure exists to make right and wrong choices.

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