January 4, 2006

Irving Layton 1912-2006

One of Canada's pioneer poets, Irving Layton, passed away on January 4th, 2006. To read more about Layton, his poetry, and his life go here.

"If poetry is like an orgasm, an academic can be likened to someone who studies the passion-stains on the bedsheets."--Irving Layton

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