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Gary Snyder (1930 - present)
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Gary Snyder (b. 1930) was born in San Francisco, but his family moved to a farm outside of Seattle when he was two, and he grew up in the Pacific Northwest. In 1942 the family moved to Portland, Oregon, where he went to high school. In 1947 he enrolled in Reed College and shared a house with two other young poets, Philip Whalen and Lew Welch. His first published poems appeared in the Reed literary magazine.

In 1952 he moved to San Francisco and then rented a small cottage in Berkeley while h..
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Find your place on the planet. Dig in, and take responsibility from there.
- Gary Snyder
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