14
Dec

Ann Taylor Poems

Publicado por Steven el 14 de December de 2014 a las 07:38 am

Born in 1782 in London, Ann Taylor was a much loved poet and critic who came from one of the most literary gifted families of the time. Ann’s poetic career started early when she began to write verses for children which gained her a long term popularity but she is most widely known for her […]

14
Dec

Arthur Guiterman Poems

Publicado por Steven el 14 de December de 2014 a las 06:12 am

Co-founder of the Poetry Society of America, Arthur Guiterman was born in Vienna in 1871 to American parents who lived in Austria before returning to New York when their son was three years old. In his teens, Guiterman attended public school before graduating and heading for New York City College. He was more interested in […]

13
Dec

William Makepeace Thackeray Poems

Publicado por Steven el 13 de December de 2014 a las 08:55 am

Mostly well-known for being a novelist, particularly for his work Vanity Fair, William Makepeace Thackeray was also a poet of some repute and published a number of verses during his lifetime. He was born in Calcutta, India, in 1811 but his father died just a few years later and his mother promptly sent the young […]

13
Dec

William Topaz McGonagall Poems

Publicado por Steven el 13 de December de 2014 a las 08:03 am

Born in 1825, William McGonagall was a Scottish poet and actor who is largely accused of writing some of the worst doggerel poetry of all time, including his most famous work The Tay Bridge Disaster. Though he often failed to appreciate the fundamental building blocks of poetry, much of his later popularity came from the […]

11
Dec

William Bradford Poems

Publicado por Steven el 11 de December de 2014 a las 06:56 pm

Born in 1590, William Bradford was a puritan and poet who formed part of the Pilgrim Fathers that landed at Plymouth in the Americas of 1620. Whilst he is widely known for his journal of the crossing on the Mayflower and the colony’s struggle to survive, Bradford was also a prolific poet in his later […]