Henry Cuyler Bunner Poems

 

Henry Cuyler Bunner was a 19th century American poet, playwright, short story writer and novelist.  He spent the whole of his relatively short life in and around New York City and his verse and stories often provided vivid descriptions of the place that he lived and the people that he observed around him. He was born on the 3rd August 1855 in Oswego, a ...

Henry Jerome Stockard Poems

 

Henry Jerome Stockard was an American poet and teacher.  At various times he taught English and Political Science and he also served as professor of Latin in North Carolina at the Peace Institute, Raleigh. He was born on the 15th September 1858 in the Chatham County region of North Carolina, the son of John Stockard, a hardworking lumberman and farmer.  His family’s origins ...

Henry King Poems

 

Henry King was an English poet and minister who rose to the position of Bishop of Chichester, following in his father’s footsteps. He was born in January 1592, the son of John King, Bishop of London.  Such privileged family circumstances allowed him to receive a good education, starting at a fairly newly opened establishment in Thame, Oxfordshire called Lord Williams’s School.  He went on ...

Henry Kirke White Poems

 

Henry Kirke White was a poet whose output of religiously themed poems, many of which were sung as hymns, is remarkable in that most of it was written while he was still a teenager.  Like many others at that time his health was poor and the onset of tuberculosis meant that he never saw his 22nd birthday. He was born on the 21st March ...

Harold Monro Poems

 

Harold Monro was a Belgium-born English poet.  Although he wrote poems about the First World War, and particularly about men that he knew involved in it, he could not be described as a “war poet” as such.  Besides writing his own work he opened the Poetry Bookshop in London, in 1913, and, over the next twenty years, this became an establishment that ...