Mark Strand

Mark Strand is one of the most important poets of his generation. He has worked as an editor, translator, and more. He was named the Poet Laureate Consult in Poetry to the Literary of Congress in 1990. He worked as a professor of English at Columbia University until his death in 2014.

The Night, the Porch

‘The Night, the Porch’ by Mark Strand is a beautiful poem about the nature of life and the human spirit. 

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The Prediction

Mark Strand’s poem ‘The Prediction’ is about the inevitability of death. It depicts a moonlit night where a lady anticipates her imminent death.

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