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Poem about the circus - "upturned faces, silent as flowers" | 06-Jul-10

Enquirer is looking for a poem about the circus which includes the line:

"upturned faces, silent as flowers".

The enquirer heard the poem on the radio several years ago and the announcer mentioned that the poet had won a prestigious poetry prize in 1951.

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Do you know this poem? Do you have any clues to help us find it?


Prize-winning poets in 1951 were:-

E E Cummings - Guggenheim Fellowship
Wallace Stevens - National Book Award for Poetry
Carl Sandburg - Pulitzer Prize for Poetry
John Crowe Ransom - Bollingen Prize

I hope this may help you track the poem down.
Anne Bingley

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