Monthly Archive: February, 2018

February 28, 2018 – Ketti Frings, Other Writers’ & Poets’ Birthdays

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 is “Regret,” by Olivia Ward Bush-Banks. Thank you for reading. Let’s have a great day. Ketti Frings It’s the birthday...

February 27, 2018 – John Steinbeck, Other Writers’ & Poets’ Birthdays

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 for reading and sharing Bidwell Hollow with others. Have a terrific Tuesday. John Steinbeck It’s the birthday of John Steinbeck...

February 22, 2018 – Edna St. Vincent Millay, Other Writers’ & Poets’ Birthdays

Today is Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. It’s the birthday of Edna St. Vincent Millay, Ishmael Reed, and James Russell Lowell. It’s also the birthday of the first President of the United States, George Washington. Millay provides our poem for today. It’s titled “Travel.” Thank you for reading and sharing Bidwell Hollow. Have a terrific Thursday. Edna St. Vincent Millay It’s...

February 17-18, 2018 – Toni Morrison, Other Writers’ & Poets’ Birthdays

It’s the weekend of Feb. 17-18, 2018, President’s Day weekend in the U.S. Literary birthdays of note today and tomorrow include writers Toni Morrison and Margaret Truman. And poet birthdays this weekend include William Bronk and Audre Lorde. Our poem for this weekend is George Douglas Johnson’s, “The Heart of a Woman.” Thank you for reading. Have a wonderful weekend....