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Today in history

  • 1837

    Henry David Thoreau: At the behest of Emerson, Thoreau began keeping a journal about daily events. [Concord, Massachusetts, United States]

  • 1853

    James Russell Lowell: On October the 27th 1853 Lowell's wife passes away [Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States]

  • 1914

    Dylan Thomas: He was born in Swansea, Wales, on 27 October 1914. His parents were David John Thomas, a teacher, and Florence Hannah, a seamstress. [Swansea, Wales]

  • 1932

    Sylvia Plath: Sylvia Plath is born on October the 27th 1932 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States [Boston, Massachusetts, United States]

  • 1938

    Lascelles Abercrombie: On the 27th of October 1938 Lascelles Abercrombie passes away at the age of 57 [London, United Kingdom]

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Lucille Clifton’s Home Haven – Poetry News October 27th


Today on My Poetic Side we take a look at the former home of the poet Lucille Clifton which is set to become a haven for artists and activists. Home of Celebrated Poet to Become Creative Haven During her lifetime, Lucille Clifton was a prolific poet and writer of children’s books. In the 1960s she was bought to the attention of the public by the likes of Ishmael Reed and Langston Hughes, ...

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