Richard Eberhart Quotes

Poetry is a natural energy resource of our country. It has no energy crisis, possessing a potential that will last as long as the country. Its power is equal to that of any country in the world.




Richard Eberhart, 1904-2005, Poet, Acceptance speech for a National Book Award, 1977

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Richard Eberhart
Richard Eberhart
  • Born: April 5, 1904
  • Died: June 9, 2005
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Poet

Richard Ghormley Eberhart was an American poet who published more than a dozen books of poetry and approximately twenty works in total. "Richard Eberhart emerged out of the 1930s as a modern stylist with romantic sensibilities." He won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for Selected Poems, 1930–1965 and the 1977 National Book Award for Poetry for Collected Poems, 1930–1976. He is the grandfather of former Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington.