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Robert Bly (Poet) Wiki, Age, Height, Weight

Robert Bly

Poet and author associated with the Mythopoetic Men’s Movement and known for Iron John: A Book About Men. His 1967 poetry collection, The Light Around the Body, received the National Book Award in 1968.

He attended Harvard University and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.

His poetry collections include My Sentence Was a Thousand Years of Joy, Surprised by Evening, and Loving a Woman in Two Worlds.

He had four children with his first wife, Carol Bly.

He was influenced by the poetry of Ezra Pound.

Robert Bly Age

How old is Robert Bly? He was born in 1926, he was 95 years old at the time of his death.

Robert Bly Wiki

Robert Bly Wiki/Bio
Famous asPoet
Age95 years old
BirthdayDecember 23, 1926
BirthplaceMinnesota
Date of DeathNovember 21, 2021
Zodiac SignCapricorn
HeightN/A
WeightN/A

Quotes by Robert Bly

When a father, absent during the day, returns home at six, his children receive only his temperament, not his teaching.

— Robert Bly

The beginning of love is a horror of emptiness.

— Robert Bly

It is surely a great calamity for a human being to have no obsessions.

— Robert Bly

By the time a man is 35 he knows that the images of the right man, the tough man, the true man which he received in high school do not work in life.

— Robert Bly