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  • Erin Taylor

    The Poet Laureate of Indiana, James Whitcomb Riley was born in a two-room log cabin in Greenfield. He glorified his rural Indiana childhood in such poems as "The Old Swimmin' Hole" "Little Orphant Annie", and " When the frost is on the Punkin" His collected works is probably my most read book.

  • What So Proudly We Hail

    Born in Iowa, James Whitcomb Riley (1849-1916) was a famous poet and writer, specializing in children's stories.

  • PoemHunter.com

    Today is the birthday of James Whitcomb Riley (1849 – 1916). He was an American writer, poet, and best selling author. Riley was known for his "uncomplicated, sentimental, and humorous" writing. Often writing his verses in dialect, his poetry caused readers to recall a nostalgic and simpler time in earlier American history. More information about Riley and his poems on PoemHunter: http://www.poemhunter.com/james-whitcomb-riley/ Happy Birthday James Whitcomb Riley!

  • Annabel Reader

    grand father clock Smiling old man with round glasses wearing a hat

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