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Regarded as a poet of New England, even though he was born in San Francisco
Robert Frost
Named after the southern general Robert E. Lee
Robert Frost
Was the son of Swedish immigrants and born and raised in Galesburg, Illinois
Carl Sandburg
His slogan was make it new
Ezra Pound
born in St. Louis Missouri, to a family of New engalnd stock
T.S. Eliot
11 years old when his father died, and his mother took her childre east where they settled in Lawrence Massachusetts
Robert Frost
Attended Lawrence HS
Robert Frost
Was one of the valedictorians at his HS
Robert Frost
Other Valedictorian was Elinor White, whom he married
Robert Frost
Studied briefly at Darmouth College, but left after less than two months
Robert Frost
He spent his time assisting his mother, who was a school teacher, and then he later worked in a mill
Robert Frost
During the 1890's he began writing poems and sending them out for publication, but very few were accepted
Robert Frost
His grandfather made it possible for him to attend Havard
Robert Frost
wrote about Harvard, "Harvard had taken me away from the question of whether I could write or not
Robert Frost
When the Spanish American War broke out in 1898, he volunteered for service
Carl Sandburg
Regarded as a poet of New England, even though he was born in San Francisco
Robert Frost
Named after the southern general Robert E. Lee
Robert Frost
Was the son of Swedish immigrants and born and raised in Galesburg, Illinois
Carl Sandburg
His slogan was make it new
Ezra Pound
born in St. Louis Missouri, to a family of New engalnd stock
T.S. Eliot
11 years old when his father died, and his mother took her childre east where they settled in Lawrence Massachusetts
Robert Frost
Attended Lawrence HS
Robert Frost
Was one of the valedictorians at his HS
Robert Frost
Other Valedictorian was Elinor White, whom he married
Robert Frost
Studied briefly at Darmouth College, but left after less than two months
Robert Frost
He spent his time assisting his mother, who was a school teacher, and then he later worked in a mill
Robert Frost
During the 1890's he began writing poems and sending them out for publication, but very few were accepted
Robert Frost
His grandfather made it possible for him to attend Havard
Robert Frost
wrote about Harvard, "Harvard had taken me away from the question of whether I could write or not
Robert Frost
When the Spanish American War broke out in 1898, he volunteered for service
Carl Sandburg
An interest in politics led him to become secretary to the mayor of Milwaukee
Carl Sandburg
He typed the two volumes of Abraham Lincoln: The War Years in his attic
Carl Sandburg
Born in Reading, PA, and he attended Harvard as a special student for 3 years
Wallace Stevens
After college, he worked briefly as a newspaper reporter in NY, and then attended law school and began to practice law
Wallace Stevens
Was a pediatrician
William Carlos Williams
Began his poetic career with his friendship with Pound, whom he met while they both attended University of PA
William Carlos Williams
1909, published his first book of poems
William Carlos Williams
edited T.S. Eliot's "The Wasteland"
Ezra Pound
poetry is often complex and difficult to understand
Ezra Pound
Born in Hailey, Idaho and raised in PA
Ezra Pound
Was indicted for treason in 1943 and arrested the following year by the American army in Italy
Ezra Pound