About Louise BoganLouise Bogan poems, quotes, famous poems, biography and best love and lyric poetry like song for the last act, medusa, dragonfly, a tale and henceforth from the mind. Louise Bogan was an American poet who felt that “lyric poetry if it is at all authentic…is based on some emotion—on some occasion, on some real confrontation". She published her first book of poetry “Body of This Death: Poems” in 1923.
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Louise Bogan was appointed the fourth Poet Laureate to the Library of Congress in 1945. As poetry editor of The New Yorker magazine for nearly 40 years, Bogan played a major role in shaping mainstream poetic sensibilities of the mid-20th Century.