Wisdom — words and music and stories

Sara Teasdale was an American lyric poet born in St. Louis, Missouri on 8 August 1884 In 1918, she won the Columbia University Poetry Society Prize for her collection Love Songs.The prize was later officially renamed the Pulitzer Prize. after newspaper publisher Joseph PulitzerWeakened after a difficult bout with pneumonia, she died by suicide in […]

Wisdom — words and music and stories

Federico García Lorca predicted his own death in a poem. — Literary Hub

Eighty-five years ago today, on August 19th, 1936, Federico García Lorca—the Spanish avant-garde poet, playwright, and ardent socialist—was shot and killed by Nationalist militia before being buried in an unmarked mass grave somewhere outside Granada, where he remains to this day. A tortured genius who struggled to reconcile his public persona with his sexual identity, García…

Federico García Lorca predicted his own death in a poem. — Literary Hub