Revolutionary Poet of the Week – Rita Dove

Greetings! The Revolutionary Poet of the Week is Rita Dove. In 1952, Rita Dove was born in Akron, Ohio. Her books of poetry include Sonata Mulattica (W. W. Norton, 2009); American Smooth (2004); On the Bus with Rosa Parks (1999), which was named a New York Times Notable Book of the Year and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award; Mother Love (1995); Selected Poems (1993); Grace Notes (1989); Thomas and Beulah (Carnegie Mellon, 1986), which won the … Continue reading Revolutionary Poet of the Week – Rita Dove

Revolutionary Poet of the Week – Donald Hall

Greetings! The Revolutionary Poet of the Week is Donald Hall. Donald Hall was born in New Haven, Connecticut, in 1928. He began writing as an adolescent and attended the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference at the age of sixteen—the same year he had his first work published. He earned a B.A. from Harvard in 1951 and a B. Litt. from Oxford in 1953. Donald Hall has … Continue reading Revolutionary Poet of the Week – Donald Hall

Revolutionary Poet of the Week – Federico Garcia Lorca

Readers! This Wednesday, I present you all with a post on a great poet Federico Garcia Lorca and share with you all, his journey of poetry and writing!   Federico García Lorca is possibly the most important Spanish poet and dramatist of the twentieth century. García Lorca was born June 5, 1898, in Fuente Vaqueros, a small town a few miles from Granada. His father … Continue reading Revolutionary Poet of the Week – Federico Garcia Lorca

Revolutionary Poet of the Week – Wallace Stevens

Readers! This week’s Revolutionary poet is Wallace Stevens. Read his story and how he found life in Poetry. Happy Reading! Wallace Stevens was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, on October 2, 1879. He attended Harvard University as an undergraduate from 1897 to 1900. He planned to travel to Paris as a writer, but after a working briefly as a reporter for the New York Herald Times, he … Continue reading Revolutionary Poet of the Week – Wallace Stevens

Revolutionary Poet of the Week – Dylan Thomas

Readers! This week’s Revolutionary poet is Dylan Thomas. PTWWW presents you below his life biography. Go, have a read! Dylan Marlais Thomas was born on October 27, 1914, in South Wales at 5 Cwmdonkin Drive in Swansea. His father was an English Literature professor at the local grammar school and would often recite Shakespeare to Thomas before he could read. He loved the sounds of … Continue reading Revolutionary Poet of the Week – Dylan Thomas

Poetic Form of the Week – Haibun

Readers! This week’s Poetic Form is Haibun. I hope you all like the reading and try the form on your own. Good luck! Happy reading:) Hello saguaro and barrel cactus. Hello sorghum and wheat field. Hello skyscraper and ballpark. Hello cherry tree and badger nest. Having moved several times throughout my childhood, from Chicago to Phoenix to western Kansas and Ohio and more, I have long … Continue reading Poetic Form of the Week – Haibun

Revolutionary Poet of the Week- W. H. Auden

PTWWW presents this week’s revolutionary poet- W. H. Auden. Read his exciting story and delve in his poetic journey! Happy Reading! Wystan Hugh Auden was born in York, England, in 1907. He moved to Birmingham during childhood and was educated at Christ Church, Oxford. As a young man he was influenced by the poetry of Thomas Hardy and Robert Frost, as well as William Blake, Emily Dickinson, Gerard Manley Hopkins, and … Continue reading Revolutionary Poet of the Week- W. H. Auden