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Donald Hall was born September 20, 1928 and grew up in Hamden, Connecticut. While Hall’s young life was difficult because of his father’s volatility, Hall credits his parents for influencing his reading at a youngread more
All winter your brute shoulders strained against collars, padding
and steerhide over the ash hames, to haul
sledges of cordwood for drying through spring and summer,
for the Glenwood stove next winter, and for the simmering range.
In April you pulled cartloads of manure to spread on the fields,
dark manure of Holsteins, and knobs of your own clustered with oats.
All summer you mowed the grass in meadow and hayfield, the mowing machine
clacketing beside you, while the sun walked high in the morning;
and after noon's heat, you pulled a clawed rake through the same acres,
Who claimed that after Pablo Picasso's death, he would be best known as a poet --that encyclopedia entries would read: "Picasso, Pablo Ruiz: Spanish poet who dabbled in painting, drawing and sculpture."Answer
Picasso made this claim about himself.Previous Trivia Questions