Maxine Kumin (born June 6, 1925) is an American poet and author. She was appointed Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 1981–1982. Kumin's many awards include the Eunice Tietjens Memorial Prize for Poetry (1972), the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry (1973) for Up Country, the Aiken Taylor Prize, the 1994 Poets' Prize (for Looking for Luck), an American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters Award for excellence in literature (1980) and six honorary degrees.
In Flanders Fields by kruijffjes: In Flanders Fields is one of the most famous poems about World War I and was written by Canadien Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae, a poet, physician, author, artist and soldier on May 3, 1915.
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