Literary Birthday - 31 May - Saint-John Perse

Saint-John Perse was born 31 May 1887, and died 20 September 1975

Three Quotes

  1. The only menace is inertia.
  2. The poet is the one who breaks through our habits.
  3. And it is enough for the poet to be the guilty conscience of his time.

Perse was a French poet-diplomat. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1960.

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