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April 7-8, 2018 – William Wordsworth, Other Writers’ & Poets’ Birthdays

It’s the weekend of April 7-8, 2018. Birthdays this weekend include poet William Wordsworth and writers Nnedi Okorafor, Barbara Kingsolver, and Donald Barthelme. It’s from Wordsworth that we have this weekend’s poem. It’s titled, “Travelling.” Stay safe and well. And may we all find time to do something we enjoy today or tomorrow. I’ll be back on Monday. William Wordsworth...

March 8, 2018 – Jeffrey Eugenides, Other Writers’ & Poets’ Birthdays

Today is Thursday, March 8, 2018. Birthdays today include writers Jeffrey Eugenides and Douglass Wallop. It’s also the birthday of poet Juana de Ibarbourou and journalist John McPhee. Claude McKay’s “I Know My Soul” is our poem for today. Thank you for reading Bidwell Hollow. And thank you for telling others about Bidwell Hollow. Have a wonderful day. Jeffrey Eugenides...

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....

January 25, 2018 – Writers’ & Poets’ Birthdays & Other Literary History

Today is Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. It’s the birthday of Scotland’s national poet, Robert Burns. It’s also the birthday of writers Virginia Woolf and Gloria Naylor. Burns provides our poem for today, which you’ll find below. Thank you for reading and listening to Bidwell Hollow. Robert Burns It’s the birthday of the man regarded as the national poet of Scotland....