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John Frederick Nims

John Frederick Nims (November 20, 1913 Muskegon, Michigan - January 13, 1999 in Chicago, Illinois) was an American poet and academic.

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    For should your hands drop white and empty
    All the toys of the world would break.
    —John Frederick Nims (b. 1913)

    The refugee uncertain at the door
    You make at home; deftly you steady
    The drunk clambering on his undulant floor.
    —John Frederick Nims (b. 1913)

    Only
    With words and people and love you move at ease.
    —John Frederick Nims (b. 1913)