Poem of the day
Songs Set To Music: 16. Set By Mr. Smith
by Matthew Prior
Accept, my Love, as true a heart
As ever lover gave;
'Tis free (it vows) from my art,
And proud to be your slave.
Then take it kindly, as 'twas meant,
And let the giver live,
Who with it would the world have sent
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Greetings, I am pleased to see that we are different. May we together become greater than the sum of both of us.
Comments about poetsNYPL Events: Meet The Collections: Black Experience at Countee Cullen Library, Countee Cullen Library (Online) 1/27
isaacajfr: "For day again; for this, these groans / From tangled flesh and interlocked bones. / And no thing died that did not give / A testimony that it longed to live." -- Countee Cullen "The Shroud of Color"
William: Perhaps the poet, William Carlos Williams, unintentionally identified the problem when he wrote, "I am... the brutal thing itself." And if there are any doubts regarding the veracity of his words, we need only to look into the mirror.
Malcolm Harris: I read William Carlos Williams's novel White Mule when I was a teen and this graf always stuck with me
Straight Outta Pakistan: Time is a Storm, in which we are all lost. William Carlos Williams
Gavin Cologne-Brookes: Today's Wiltshire Walk was with William Carlos Williams:
"Long yellow rushes bending / above the white snow patches; / purple and gold ribbon / of the distant wood: / what an angle / you make with each other as / you lie there in contemplation" ("January Morning")
Jack Mackey: I Saw the Figure 5 in Gold (William Carlos Williams) (1928) - Charles Demuth
rosane pavam: William Carlos Williams, seus poemas
David Vaughan: Everyone Sang
Edward Champion: The view haloo depicted in MARY POPPINS was used on the French battlefield in WW1. Fox-hunting man Siegfried Sassoon, who was incredibly brave, was one of the guys who introduced it.
AfAmCulture: Arnold Schwarzenegger congratulates Sylvester Stallone on his new Rambo ...
Mel: I just discovered this on Poshmark: Pillow Case with Sylvester-Stallone-Picture Fashio.
alfE: weird to think Sylvester Stallone did an advert in bolton
Your Friendly, Neighborhood Nick_LT: A real life email subject in my work inbox right now:
Exquisite Knives & Sylvester Stallone
VANITY FAIR: Sylvester Stallone's $130 million Rocky-themed mansion is officially on the market
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Births on this day in history
- 01/26/1864 - József Pusztai - Slovene-Hungarian poet and journalist (d. 1934)
- 01/26/1842 - François Coppée - French poet and author (d. 1908)
- 01/26/1813 - Juan Pablo Duarte - Dominican philosopher and poet (d. 1876)
- 01/26/1781 - Ludwig Achim von Arnim - German poet and author (d. 1831)
- 01/26/1541 - Florent Chrestien - French poet and translator (d. 1596)
Deaths on this day in history
- 01/26/2014 - Paula Gruden - Slovenian-Australian poet and translator (b. 1921)
- 01/26/2014 - José Emilio Pacheco - Mexican poet and author (b. 1939)
- 01/26/1855 - Gérard de Nerval - French poet and translator (b. 1808)
- 01/26/1849 - Thomas Lovell Beddoes - English poet
- 01/26/1831 - Anton Delvig - Russian poet and journalist (b. 1798)
- 01/26/910 - Luo Yin - Chinese statesman and poet