Jan. 23, 1998
To a Locomotive in Winter
Today's Reading: "To a Locomotive in Winter" by Walt Whitman.
It's the 68th birthday of poet and playwright Derek Walcott, born in Santa Lucia in the West Indies, in 1930.
It's the birthday of guitarist Django Reinhardt, born in Liberchies, Belgium, 1910.
Poet Louis Zukofsky ("A") was born on this day in New York City's Lower East Side in 1904.
It's the birthday of actor Humphrey Bogart (THE MALTESE FALCON; CASABLANCA; THE AFRICAN QUEEN), born in New York City, 1899.
Architect Henry Mather Greene, who with his brother Charles pioneered the California bungalow style, was born in on this day in Brighton, Ohio, 1870.
French novelist Stendahl (THE RED AND THE BLACK; THE CHARTERHOUSE OF PARMA; JOURNAL), was born in Grenoble, France, on this day in 1783.
Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.®