Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) was considered one of America's best poets during the 19th century, and his works are still a major part of our literary culture. "Paul Revere's Ride," which commemorates the actions of the famous American patriot, is perhaps his best known poem
The Murder of Edgar Allan Poe - Master of the horror story, father of the detective whodunnit and famous American poet died suddenly. Everyone assumed that he drank himself to death, but the facts of the case point to murder.
Celia Thaxter, a famous American poet, grew up on the Isles of Shoals where her father was a lighthouse keeper and then on Smuttynose and Appledore Islands. You can still visit her gardens on Appledore Island--they are absolutely beautiful!
The famous American poet Carl Sandburg wrote this about Isadora Duncan: “The wind? I am the wind. The sea and the moon? I am the sea and the moon. Tears, pain, love, bird flights? I am all of them. I dance what I am. Sin, prayer, flight, the light that never was on land or sea? I dance what I am.”
Favorite Poems by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) was the most popular American poet of his time, and one of the most famous American poets of all time. It has been said that certain of his poems-the long narratives Evangeline and The Song of Hiawatha most notably-were once read in every literate home in America. A former teacher who fulfilled his dream to make a living as a poet, Longfellow taught... #classiclit #doverthrift #poetry #longfellow ...