Delmore Schwartz Poems

Delmore Schwartz was an American poet born in 1913 in Brooklyn, New York. He spent time at Columbia University and the University of Wisconsin. He received a BA from New York University. His best-known work is a short story titled “In Dreams Begin Responsibility.” He also wrote collections of verse.


by Delmore Schwartz

Delmore Schwartz’s ‘Baudelaire’ is an emotional depiction of a poet’s desperation caused by poverty and the vicious cycle of hopelessness.

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