Happy Birthday T. S. Eliot!

S. Eliot is remembered as American- British poet, American by birth and British by choice. I honestly can’t say he’s one of my favorites; however, I do like his stance on poetry which he discusses in “The Music of Poetry”. He believes that meaning and style go hand-in-hand when writing a poem. Sometimes you don’t... Continue Reading →

Happy Birthday Shel Silverstein!

I haven’t loved poetry my whole life but it’s a near thing. One of the first books I remember reading on my own was “The Missing  Piece Meets the Big O” by Silverstein. It wasn’t until later that I began to love his poetry. It’s humorous and whimsical, however many of his works taught valuable... Continue Reading →

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