Tag: Carl Sandburg

June 7-10, 2018 – Gwendolyn Brooks, Other Writers’ & Poets’ Birthdays

Welcome to the June 7-10 edition of Bidwell Hollow. It’s the birthday of poet Gwendolyn Brooks. This edition also recognizes the birthdays of Saul Bellow, Patricia Cornwell, and Maurice Sendak. Lola Ridge’s “Potpourri” is this edition’s poem. If you have five seconds today, please share Bidwell Hollow with someone you think will enjoy it. Thank you. Gwendolyn Brooks Today is...

Writers’ & Poets’ Birthdays & Other Literary History – January 6, 2018

Writers’ and poets’ whose birthdays are today, Jan. 6, include Carl Sandburg, Elizabeth Strout, and E. L. Doctorow. It’s from Sandburg that we have today’s poem, “Shirt,” which you’ll find below. Thank you for reading. Carl Sandburg Today in a three-room cottage in Galesburg, IL, was born a boy who would become a beloved American poet. Carl August Sandburg was...