Tag: poetry

  • August 16: Charles Bukowski was born in 1920

    “Some people never go crazy. What truly horrible lives they must lead.” ― Charles Bukowski Wikipedia: Born Heinrich Karl Bukowski August 16, 1920 Andernach, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany Died March 9, 1994 (aged 73) San Pedro, Los Angeles, U.S. Occupation Poet, novelist, short story writer, and columnist Nationality German-American Literary movement Dirty realism, Transgressive fiction – Henry Charles Bukowski […]

  • October 6: Alfred, Lord Tennyson died in 1892

    “Tis better to have loved and lost Than never to have loved at all.” ― Alfred Lord Tennyson, In Memoriam Wikipedia: Born 6 August 1809 Somersby, Lincolnshire, England Died 6 October 1892 (aged 83) Lurgashall, Sussex, England Occupation Poet Laureate Alma mater Cambridge University Spouse Emily Sellwood (m. 1850) Children Hallam Tennyson, 2nd Baron Tennyson Hon. Lionel Tennyson […]