Monthly Archive: April, 2018

April 27, 2018 – Cecil Day-Lewis, Other Writers’ & Poets’ Birthdays

Today is Friday, April 27, 2018. It’s the birthday of poet Cecil Day-Lewis. It’s also the writer and poet Patricia Lockwood’s birthday. An excerpt from Day-Lewis’s “Juvenilia” is our poem for today. Thank you for subscribing to, and supporting, Bidwell Hollow. Have a wonderful Friday. Cecil Day-Lewis Cecil Day-Lewis (affiliate link) became a leading poet in Britain during the 1930s....

April 26, 2018 – Marilyn Nelson, Other Writers’ & Poets’ Birthdays

Today is Thursday, April 26, 2018. It’s the birthday of poets Marilyn Nelson and Natasha Trethewey. It’s also the birthday of Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius. Our poem for today is by Rick Bursky. It’s titled, “The Legerdemain,” from his collection, “I’m No Longer Troubled by the Extravagance.” Rick reads his poem on the podcast version of today’s episode. Marilyn Nelson...

April 17, 2018 – Thornton Wilder, Other Writers’ & Poets’ Birthdays

Today is Tuesday, April 17, 2018. It’s the birthday of novelist and playwright Thornton Wilder. Also celebrating birthdays today are writers Cynthia Ozick and Nick Hornby. Amy Levy’s “At a Dinner Party” is today’s poem. Remember, you can submit a poem for possible publishing here on Bidwell Hollow. Visit BidwellHollow.com for more. Thornton Wilder It’s the birthday of a writer...