Robert Lowell Tag

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Today is Thursday, March 1, 2018. It's the birthday of three poets whose first names start with "R:" Robert Lowell, Richard Wilbur, and Robert Hass. Also born today was composer Frédéric Chopin. And John Keats's "To Sleep" is our poem

Today is Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. It's the birthday of poet Elizabeth Bishop and writers John Grisham and Jules Verne. It's also the birthday of composer John Williams. And today in 1944, an African-American reporter covered a Presidential press conference

Today is Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. It's the birthday of John Hancock, poet Derek Walcott, and painter Édouard Manet. Our poem today is Leonora Speyer's "Swallows." You'll find the poem and this episode of our podcast below. Thank you for