Monthly archives: January, 2017

It’s the birthday of the poet W.D. (William DeWitt) Snodgrass born in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania (1926)

He was studying poetry at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop in the early 1950s when his marriage began to fall apart, and he began writing about it in his poems. He showed some of these personal poems to his teacher, the poet Robert Lowell, but Lowell didn’t like them. He said, “You’ve got a brain; you…



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That’s The Way

I sit under the sun coming from the East, but will never again. It goes over the mountains out West, so I lay back on a mountain rock to easily see   the darkening sky that’ll soon be filled with sparkling stars, lighting the night, and soon moon beams will be sent to make my…



I didn’t know this about Asimov.

It’s the birthday of Isaac Asimov (1920) (books by this author). He was born in Petrovichi, Russia, and his family immigrated to the United States when he was three years old. He grew up in Brooklyn, where his family ran a candy store. Most people think of him as a science fiction author, and he…