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March 6, 2018 – Gabriel Garcia Márquez, Other Writers’ & Poets’ Birthdays

Today is Tuesday, March 6, 2018. It’s the birthday of Nobel Prize-winner Gabriel Garcia Márquez. Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Cyrano de Bergerac, and composer Stephen Schwartz were also born today. Barrett Browning’s “The Soul’s Expression” is our poem for today. Thank you for reading and sharing Bidwell Hollow. May today bring you joy and peace. Gabriel Garcia Márquez Today is the...

February 16, 2018 – Writers’ & Poets’ Birthdays & Other Literary History

Today is Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. It’s the birthday of poet Peter Porter, biographer Nigel Hamilton, and screenwriter Albert Hackett. And today in 1741, Benjamin Franklin published the first issue of “The General Magazine.” Today’s poem is “On a Pair of Garters” by Sir John Davies. Thank you for reading and sharing Bidwell Hollow. Peter Porter Born today in Brisbane,...