10
Jul

Federico Garcia Lorca Poems

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 10 de July de 2014 a las 05:36 am

Born in 1898, in a little town called Fuente Vaqueros which is not far from the southern Spanish city of Granada, Federico del Sagrado Corazón de Jesús García Lorca became one of his country’s most celebrated poets. His talents extended to writing plays as well as directing them and he was a part of the […]

9
Jul

Anna Akhmatova Poems

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 9 de July de 2014 a las 01:39 pm

Considered to be the greatest modernist Russian woman poet she was born Anna Andreyevna Gorenko on June 23rd 1889 in Bolshoy Fontan, close to the port of Odesa, on the Black Sea.  Her father was a naval engineer named Andrey Antonovich Gorenko, and her mother was named Inna Erazmovna Stogova, and both were said to […]

8
Jul

Margaret Atwood Poems

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 8 de July de 2014 a las 01:07 pm

Margaret Atwood is a poet, novelist, literary critic, essayist and environmental activist. The daughter of Carl Edmund, a forest entomologist and Margaret Dorothy, a nutritionist and dietician, she was born on the 18th of November, 1939 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. The family moved to Toronto when she was seven years old.  Her childhood was divided […]

8
Jul

Joyce Kilmer Poems

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 8 de July de 2014 a las 12:59 pm

Joyce Kilmer was born on 6 December 1886 and was christened Alfred Joyce Kilmer but he chose to shorten it when he became a published writer.  Growing up in New Brunswick, New Jersey Kilmer enjoyed a comfortable, middle class existence.  His father was an analytical chemist working for the big company Johnson and Johnson and […]

8
Jul

John Clare Poems

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 8 de July de 2014 a las 07:43 am

“The Northamptonshire Peasant Poet” was how John Clare is remembered.  Born in 1793, the son of a farm labourer, he grew up in a small village called Helpston, close to the Cambridgeshire border.  It was only six miles from Peterborough at a time when the old, agricultural ways were changing forever as the wheels of […]