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Today is the birthday of Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (1850 – 1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer. His most famous works are Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. A literary celebrity during his lifetime, Stevenson now ranks among the 26 most translated authors in the world. More information about Stevenson and his poems on PoemHunter: http://www.poemhunter.com/robert-louis-stevenson/ Happy Birthday Robert Louis Stevenson!
"Fiction is to the grown man what play is to the child; it is there that he changes the atmosphere and tenor of his life." "I kept always two books in my pocket, one to read, one to write in."
Amazon.com: Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening (9780525467342): Robert Frost, Susan Jeffers: Books
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"Henry Wadsworth Longfellow" born February 27, 1807, Portland, Maine, USA and died March 24, 1882, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA at age 75. An American poet and professor. Photo taken 1859.
Tomie dePaola's Book of Poems vintage kids poetry book, great illustrations, by RL Stevenson, Dickinson, Langston Hughes, Prelutsky etc. via Etsy.
Wilfred Edward Salter Owen was born 18 March 1893 in Oswestry, Shropshire. Owen was an English poet whose work was characterised by his anger at the cruelty and waste of war, which he experienced during service on the Western Front.