Who is Amy LowellAmy Lawrence Lowell (February 9, 1874 – May 12, 1925) was an American poet of the imagist school, which promoted a return to classical values. She posthumously won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1926.
Amy Lowell was born on February 9, 1874, in Boston, Massachusetts, the daughter of Augustus Lowell and Katherine Bigelow Lowell. A member of the Brahmin Lowell family, her siblings included the astronomer Percival Lowell, the educator and legal scholar Abbott Lawrence Lowell, and Elizabeth Lowell Putnam, an early activist for prenatal care. They were the great-grandchildren of John Lowell and, on their mother's...
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Amy Lowell Poems
How the slates of the roof sparkle in the sun, over there, over there,
beyond the high wall! How quietly the Seine runs in loops and windings, ...
- To A Husband
Brighter than fireflies upon the Uji River
Are your words in the dark, Beloved.
The chatter of little people
Breaks on my purpose
Like the water-drops which slowly wear the rocks to powder.
And while I laugh ...
- Two Lacquer Prints
The Emperor's Garden
ONCE, in the sultry heat of midsummer,
An Emperor caused the miniature mountains in his garden ...
- Women's Harvest Song
I am waving a ripe sunflower,
I am scattering sunflower pollen to the four world-quarters.
I am joyful because of my melons,
I am joyful because of my beans, ...
Top 10 most used topics by Amy LowellGreat 121 Long 100 Night 92 White 91 Sun 89 Heart 86 Wind 81 Away 80 Blue 78 Light 76
Amy Lowell Quotes
- Art is the desire of a man to express himself, to record the reactions of his personality to the world he lives in.
Comments about Amy LowellLeeday22: vernal equinox by amy lowell
Seventydys: the scent of hyacinths amy lowell, 'vernal equinox'
Scrc_at_siuc: happy equinox! enjoy this pairing of amy lowell (from poetry magazine, september 1915) and a kodachrome slide taken by an siuc photographer in 1969.
Aramintasjofn: lilacs, false blue, white, purple, color of lilac, your great puffs of flowers are everywhere in this my new england among your heart-shaped leaves orange orioles hop like music-box birds and sing..... lilacs by amy lowell
Rgtrendsetter: take everything easy and quit dreaming and brooding and you will be well guarded from a thousand evils. -amy lowell ralphgail firstkenayumeet
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