Poem of the day
The Song Of The Ungirt Runners
by Charles Hamilton Sorley
We swing ungirded hips,
And lightened are our eyes,
The rain is on our lips,
We do not run for prize.
We know not whom we trust
Nor whitherward we fare,
But we run because we must
Through the great wide air.
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Births on this day in history
- 02/27/1982 - Tehila Hakimi - Israeli poet and author
- 02/27/1925 - Kenneth Koch - American poet
- 02/27/1904 - James T. Farrell - American author and poet (d. 1979)
- 02/27/1807 - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - American poet and educator (d. 1882)
- 02/27/1567 - William Alabaster - English poet (d. 1640)
Deaths on this day in history
- 02/27/1943 - Kostis Palamas - Greek poet and playwright (b. 1859)