The Poetry Crisis Line continues to rob the cradle. Happy 332nd birthday to Alexander Pope.
Read the rest of “May Day” by Phillis Levin here.
693 years ago today, Petrarch had his first vision of his dream girl. So of course we’re honoring Petrarch with a Shakesperean sonnet.
Read the rest of Denise Levertov’s “Goodbye to Tolerance” here.
Happy 146th birthday to Robert Frost!
Patrick Henry’s iconic speech was 245 years ago today.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducted its first members on this date in 1986. This year’s inductees will include T. Rex as well as Depeche Mode, the Doobie Brothers, Whitney Houston, Nine Inch Nails, and The Notorious B.I.G.
Click here to listen to Jeepster by T. Rex
Today is the 52nd anniversary of Johnny Cash’s concert in Folsom Prison.