Welcome to the weekend of March 3-4, 2018. Birthdays today include poet James Merrill and biographer Ron Chernow. Tomorrow's birthdays include writers Patricia Kennealy-Morrison and Khaled Hosseini and poet Francis King. Our poem this weekend is "In the Next Yard"
Today is Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018. It's the birthday of singer/songwriter Bob Marley, playwright Christopher Marlowe, and writer Lothar-Günther Buchheim. Also on this day in 1952 Princess Elizabeth became Queen of England. Emma Lazarus' "Work" is our poem for today. Thank
Today's Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. It's the birthday of Mary Karr, composer and playwright Lin-Manuel Miranda, and author Craig Johnson. Our poem today is Florence Ripley Mastin's "Night Fell." You'll find the poem and an audio version of this post