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Langston Hughes was born 02-01-1902 in joplin missouri he published his first poem in 1921 he attended columbia univirsty but left after 1 year to travel

"Take care of all your memories. For you cannot relive them." Bob Dylan, American singer-songwriter. Dylan is considered an key influential icon in popular music and culture.

Thomas Hardy, 1840-1928. (Br.) novelist, poet. The Return of the Native, Tess of the D'Urbervilles, Jude the Obscure.

Persian poet Ferdowsi (940 – 1020 CE), the author of the Šāhnāmeh, the national epic of Iran and the Persian-speaking world.

Sir Walter Scott who talks of a "gudeman of Ballengiech" which may have lead to the Geud Man of Ballangigh dance popular during the regency era.

Wyndham Lewis Portraits - Exhibition T.S. Eliot (1949) National Portrait Gallery (NPG 5739) © The Estate of Mrs G.A. Wyndham Lewis: The Wyndham Lewis Memorial Trust

Harlem: A Poem by Walter Dean Myers Harlem is a poem about African American history and culture in the U.S. It provides readers with information about major events and contributions of African Americans, with emphasis on the Harlem Renaissance.

Confession of a mask “Abruptly he thrust his snow-drenched leather gloves against my cheeks. I dodged. A raw carnal feeling blazed up within me, branding my cheeks. I felt myself staring at him with crystal clear eyes... From that time on I was in love with Omi.” ― Yukio Mishima, Confessions of a Mask