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    Allen Tate, one of the Fugitive Poets


    Today is the birthday of John Orley Allen Tate (1899 – 1979) was an American poet, essayist, social commentator, and Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress from 1943 to 1944. More information about Tate and his poems on PoemHunter: Happy Birthday Allen Tate!

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