Category Archives: Poetry

As a Yale sophomore, Reed Whittemore published some of the most important poets of the day

KENSINGTON, Md. – Reed Whittemore, who as a Yale sophomore in 1939 helped start a literary magazine that published some of the eminent poets of the age and who himself became a leading ambassador for poetry as writer, editor, college

As a Yale sophomore, Reed Whittemore published some of the most important poets of the day

KENSINGTON, Md. – Reed Whittemore, who as a Yale sophomore in 1939 helped start a literary magazine that published some of the eminent poets of the age and who himself became a leading ambassador for poetry as writer, editor, college

Beloved Polish poet Wislawa Szymborska, 88, was the ‘Mozart of poetry’ with the ‘fury of Beethoven’

KRAKOW, Poland – Polish poet and Nobel laureate Wislawa Szymborska, whose beguilingly simple, playful poems spoke to the heart of everyday life, died yesterday aged 88. Described by the Nobel committee as the “Mozart of poetry” but with “something of

Beloved Polish poet Wislawa Szymborska, 88, was the ‘Mozart of poetry’ with the ‘fury of Beethoven’

KRAKOW, Poland – Polish poet and Nobel laureate Wislawa Szymborska, whose beguilingly simple, playful poems spoke to the heart of everyday life, died yesterday aged 88. Described by the Nobel committee as the “Mozart of poetry” but with “something of