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Feb

Joachim Ringelnatz Poems

Publicado por Steven el 21 de February de 2015 a las 12:23 pm

Born in 1883 in Saxony, German poet, writer and artist Joachim Ringelnatz worked variously as a sailor on a World War I mine sweeper and as a comic before landing on the wrong side of the rising Nazi government and finding himself banned from performing. He is more widely known in Germany than in the […]

21
Feb

Joseph Auslander Poems

Publicado por Steven el 21 de February de 2015 a las 11:32 am

Born in 1897 in Philadelphia, Joseph Auslander was a novel writer and poet who was probably best known for the collection of lyric verses he wrote with his Pulitzer Prize winning wife during the Second World War that were designed to increase the sale of war bonds. Auslander was gripped by writing from an early […]

21
Feb

John Burroughs Poems

Publicado por Steven el 21 de February de 2015 a las 10:04 am

One of the great conservationists of the 19th Century, John Burroughs was also a prolific essayist on the natural world and author of poems such as The Bobolink and Waiting. He was born the seventh of ten children in Roxbury, New York, in 1837 and spent much of his youth out in the wilds near […]

20
Feb

James Clerk Maxwell Poems

Publicado por Steven el 20 de February de 2015 a las 03:04 pm

Considered one of the most influential scientists of the 19th Century, James Clerk Maxwell also composed his own poetry. He was born into a family of decent means in Edinburgh in 1831, the son of an advocate, and was known to possess an inquiring mind from a very young age. By the time he was […]

20
Feb

James Dean Poems

Publicado por Steven el 20 de February de 2015 a las 02:18 pm

Better known as an iconic film star of the 50s, James Dean also wrote poetry, particularly in the 5 year period before his untimely death. He was born in Marion, Indiana, in 1951, the son of a farmer who later retrained to work in dentistry. The family moved to California where Dean went to school […]