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May

Hector Hugh Munro Poems

Publicado por Steven el 3 de May de 2015 a las 12:52 pm

Born in 1870 in British Burma, Hector Hugh Munro was famous during the Edwardian era for his short stories and novels written under the pen name of Saki. Munro’s father worked for the police and the young writer may well have spent his formative years in Burma if his mother had not had an accident […]

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May

Hartley Coleridge Poems

Publicado por Steven el 3 de May de 2015 a las 11:57 am

Born in 1796 near Bristol, Harley Coleridge is probably best known through association with his more famous father Samuel Taylor Coleridge, author of the Rhyme of the Ancient Mariner. Brought up in an artistic and literary family, at the age of 4, Coleridge’s family moved from the small village of Clevedon to the Lake District […]

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May

Hayyim Nahman Bialik Poems

Publicado por Steven el 3 de May de 2015 a las 09:42 am

Born in Volhynia in the Ukraine in 1873, Hayyim Nahman Bailik grew up to become one of the leading forces in Hebrew poetry. His father was a shrewd businessman and academic but died early on when Bailik was just seven years old. Being orphaned at such a young age left its mark on the poet […]

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May

Hakim Sanai Poems

Publicado por Steven el 3 de May de 2015 a las 07:38 am

Born in Ghazni in the south of Afghanistan sometime during the eleventh century, Sanai is considered one of the most influential early mystics from the Persian region and author of The Walled Garden of Truth. Despite his strong influence not much is known about his life and much is gleaned from his poetry which is […]

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May

Habba Khatoon Poems

Publicado por Steven el 3 de May de 2015 a las 06:54 am

Born around 1554 in the small village of Chandrahar in India, Habba Khatoon is remembered as one of the great mystic poets of her era and was called Zooni (translated as the moon) because of her great beauty. She is considered one of the great influences on Kashmiri culture and her songs and poetry are […]