Oct. 6, 1999
Poem: "The Egg" by Clarence Day from The Norton Book of Light Verse, 1986.
On this day in 1927, the first talking feature, THE JAZZ SINGER premiered in New York.
It's the anniversary of PEN, London, 1921, standing for Poets, Playwrights, Essayists, Editors and Novelists.
It's the birthday of CAROLE LOMBARD, comic actress, born in 1908 in Fort Wayne, IN as Jane Alice Peters.
It's the birthday of novelist CAROLINE GORDON in 1895 in Todd County, Kentucky.
It's the anniversary of the publication of Charlotte Bronte's JANE EYRE.
Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.®