25
May

Reginald Arkell Poems

Publicado por Steven el 25 de May de 2015 a las 03:12 am
24
May

Richard Burton Poems

Publicado por Steven el 24 de May de 2015 a las 06:07 pm

Born in 1821 in Devon, Richard Francis Burton led a colorful and adventurous life and was a writer, poet, diplomat and explorer. His father was an army officer of Irish decent and his mother was the daughter of landed gentry. The family traveled extensively during Burton’s childhood which meant that he was educated by various […]

24
May

Nahum Tate Poems

Publicado por Steven el 24 de May de 2015 a las 05:21 pm

Born in Dublin in 1652, Nahum Tate was brought up in a puritan household and grew to be one of the most popular writers of his time. Perhaps most famous for his adaptation of King Lear and other Shakespeare plays, Tate was also a talented poem and hymn writer who lived for most of his […]

24
May

Ramon Lopez Velarde Poems

Publicado por Steven el 24 de May de 2015 a las 03:18 pm

Born in Jerez in Mexico in 1888, Ramon Lopez Velarde was one of the great postmodern literary influences on poetry, despite a life cut short by pneumonia. An enigmatic and controversial figure, he is considered by many to be the country’s national poet. Velarde was brought up in an affluent family, his father having forged […]

24
May

Robert Crawford Poems

Publicado por Steven el 24 de May de 2015 a las 02:11 pm

Robert Crawford was born in the suburbs of Sydney, Australia, in 1868 and is known for a small collection of poetry that was largely self-published in the first decade of the twentieth century. Not much is known about his life though he was reasonably well educated and attended King’s School in the area of Parramatta […]