February 2018

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Today is Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. Writers with birthdays today include Ketti Frings and Colum McCann. It's also the birthday of poet Stephen Spender. And it's the 35th anniversary of the airing of the final episode of “M*A*S*H.” Today's poem

Today is Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. It's the birthday of writers John Steinbeck and Irwin Shaw. Also honored with birthdays today are poets Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and Kenneth Koch. Longfellow's "The Evening Star" is our poem for today. Thank you

Today is Monday, Feb. 26, 2018. It's the birthday of writers Victor Hugo, Sharyn McCrumb, and Dorothy Whipple. Today is also the birthday of musicians and songwriters Fats Domino and Johnny Cash. It's from Hugo that we have today's poem,

This weekend is Feb. 24-25, 2018. Birthdays this weekend include writers Gillian Flynn and Anthony Burgess. It's also the birthday of poet Weldon Kees and painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Our poem for this weekend is "The Sun Rising" by John Donne.