Oct. 7, 1999
Soaking up Sun
Poem: "Soaking up Sun" by Tom Hennen from Crawling out the Window, Black Hat Press, 1997.
It's the birthday of THOMAS KENEALLY, author of Schindler's Ark, which was made into the movie, Schindler's List.
It's the birthday of playwright and poet LEROI JONES in Newark, NJ in 1934.
Danish Physicist NILS BOHR was born on this date in Copenhagen, 1885.
It's the birthday of labor organizer JOE HILL, in Gevla, Sweden. He came to America when he was 23.
It's the birthday of the Hoosier poet JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY born in Greenfield, Indiana.
Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.®