For over 150 years, the wrong person was credited with inspiring Longfellow's Hiawatha. Learn the true identity of the writer who gave rise to Hiawatha.
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 Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. It's the birthday of Eleanor Farjeon, Peter Heller, and Rufus Wilmot Griswold. Also today, in 2000, the final "Peanuts" comic strip published. Our poem for today is Farjeon's "Circus." Remember to take a moment
Today is Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. It's the birthday of poet Jane Johnston Schoolcraft, and writers Zane Grey and Norman Mailer. It's from Schoolcraft that we have today's poem, "Invocation," which you'll find below. Thank you for reading and listening