I’ve always loved this photo of Sylvia Plath.
American poet Edwin Arlington Robinson was born on 22 December 1869:
“Friends: people who borrow my books and set wet glasses on them.”–Edwin Arlington Robinson
“Never keep a poem waiting; it might be a really good one, and if you don’t get it down, it’s lost.”–Ruth Stone
A few months back there was a Black Mountain College exhibition at the Wexner Center for the Arts. I bought this pennant from their gift shop on Wednesday (50% off!).
- Joanne Kyger (1934-2017) (THE ALLEN GINSBERG PROJECT)
I’m sharing this (again?), because W. B. Yeats is on my mind today.
Thomas Lux, 1946-2017 [THE PARIS REVIEW]
It is from 1914, when she was on the cusp of every possibility: