Mar. 1, 1996
Approach of Spring
Today's reading: "March 1" by Tom Clark from EASTER SUNDAY, published by Coffeehouse Press; and "Approach of Spring" by John Clare.
It's the birthday of Polish composer Frederic Chopin, born in 1810.
Austrian painter Oskar Kokoschka was born in Pochlarn in 1886.
Author Ralph Ellison (Invisible Man) was born in 1914.
Poet Robert Lowell was born in Boston in 1917.
It's the birthday of poet Howard Nemerov born in New York City in 1920.
Poet Richard Wilbur was also born in New York City on this day, in 1921.
Charles Lindbergh baby was kidnapped on this day in 1932.
U.S. military exploded the first hydrogen bomb on Bikini Atoll in South Pacific in 1954.
Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.®