Friday, 29 October 2010

I would like to wish a vastly happy (belated) birthday to one of my favorite poets in the world, and one of the few whom I have had the pleasure of meeting. Happy birthday as of yesterday to Mr. Ian Hamilton Findlay!

It's unlikely you know who he is; I highly suggest you look for his work next time you find yourself in a library.

"You have to understand that I consider myself a very modest artist, or whatever, and not of importance really at all - it is quite embarrassing to me to be asked my opinion about things. I am only a wee Scottish poet on the outside of everything. "
He's a gardener and sculptor, too, aww yeh.

6 comments:

  1. Ian Hamilton Finlay
    He's got some really deep quotes

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  2. You're right, I've never heard of the guy. What struck me immediately was him looking kind of like an older version of Doctor Alan Grant. :') Based on that alone, I'll check out some of his work.

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