Not much of a post today, but I wanted to share a solid documentary about a writer that I am going to spotlight soon: Edgar Allen Poe.
Another writer in the long history of interesting literature stories, Phillis Wheatley was a dynamite poet and author who lived a somewhat tragic life in the American colonies.
A poem about escapism, beauty, nostalgia, and reality by W. B. Yeats.
A poem about unrequited love by William Wordsworth.
George Bernard Shaw is definitely a fascinating character and produced some fine work, so let’s take a brief look at the man’s life and career!
I am a bit infatuated with the Harlem Renaissance writers for their skill and audacity. It’s really great that in the face of adversity, these writers were committing to paper some extremely influential work that was also politically-minded and creative.
A summer poem by Tony Hoagland.
This is a story about a couple of drinking pals and their exploits, and it gets a little weird and a little unfriendly.
I can imagine the dark sky and the rain on the classroom windows and the autumn leaves blowing on the street outside. It was then that I thought to myself: “I am going to teach one day because I want this experience to exist for others.”
Emily Dickinson crafted phenomenal poetry and led an interesting life, albeit a quiet one. Her poems, such as “Faith” and “Much Madness is Divinest Sense” give credence to her ability to craft verse, and her body of work is more than exceptional in the face of modern literary studies