Katherine Mansfield was born on 14 October 1888.
Portrait of Christina Rossetti by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 1866:
- Name: Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1st Baron Tennyson)
- D/O/B: 8/6/1809
- Member Since: 1862
- Status: Charter Member
- Important Role: Coordinator of club poetry workshops
- Hobbies: Carrying out duties as the Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom; coining now-famous phrases; sitting for intense portraits
“Dreams are true while they last, and do we not live in dreams?”-Alfred, Lord Tennyson (died 6 October 1892)
Poet Anne Sexton died 40 years ago today. In remembrance, here’s a clip of her reading Wanting to Die.