Louis Untermeyer made the unlikely jump from poetry critic to TV star. But then his past led to his being blacklisted. Here's the story.
Today is Tuesday, April 3, 2018. It's the birthday of the father of the American short story, Washington Irving. And it's the birthday of writer Dorothy Eden and poet Daniel Hoffman. Our poem for today is by William Blake. It's
Today is Monday, March 26, 2018. It's the birthday of poets Robert Frost and A. E. Housman. And it's the birthday of playwright Tennessee Williams. Our poem for today comes from Frost. It's titled, "To the Thawing Wind." Thank you
Today is Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. It's the birthday of writers William S. Burroughs, Susan Hill, and Elizabeth Swados. And on this date Reader's Digest published its first issue in 1922. Our poem for today is Robert Frost's "An Old
Today is Jan. 20, 2018. It's the birthday of writers Susan Vreeland and Tami Hoag, as well as the poet Edward Hirsch. Our poem for today is "Trees Need Not Walk the Earth" by David Rosenthal. You'll find the poem
Poets' and writers' birthdays for today, Jan. 9, include William Meredith, Lizette Woodworth Reese, Simone de Beauvoir, and Walter Brooks. You'll find today's poem, Reese's "A Violin at Dusk," below. Thank you for reading and for sharing Bidwell Hollow with