22
Jun

Vincent Starrett Poems

Publicado por Steven el 22 de June de 2015 a las 08:28 am

Vincent Starrett was a writer and journalist who was born in Toronto in 1886 and was perhaps more famous for his detective fiction, a talent he often attributed to living the first part of his life above a bookshop owned by his grandfather. When Starrett was young, the family moved from Canada to the US […]

22
Jun

Aurelian Townshend Poems

Publicado por Steven el 22 de June de 2015 a las 07:55 am

Born around 1583 in the town of Dereham Abbey in the heart of Norfolk, Aurelian Townshend was noted for his plays and poetry and was a later influence on 20th Century writers such as T S Eliot. Not much is known for certain of his early life, including his exact date of birth, but Townshend […]

21
Jun

Alec de Candole Poems

Publicado por Steven el 21 de June de 2015 a las 07:16 am

Born in 1897 in Cheltheham, Alec de Candole is perhaps one of the lesser known war poets who produced work during the 1914-18 conflict known as The Great War. De Candole was barely out of his teens when he joined the army in 1917 and was only 21 when he met his death at Bonningues […]

21
Jun

Aleksandër Stavre Drenova Poems

Publicado por Steven el 21 de June de 2015 a las 06:39 am

Albanian poet Aleksandër Stavre Drenova was born in 1872 in the small village of Drenovë and was most noted for his verse collections such as Sun Rays and Psalms of a Monk. He wrote under the pen name of Asdreni and spent much of his early life with his father who died when he Drenova […]

21
Jun

Alexander Blok Poems

Publicado por Steven el 21 de June de 2015 a las 06:00 am

Born in 1880 in St Petersburg, Alexander Blok was an influential lyric poet and one of the leading lights of the Russian Symbolist Movement. His father taught law at Warsaw University and from very early on the young Blok was surrounded by literary types and an intellectual family environment that influenced him greatly. When his […]