Ehrlich is an American travel writer, fiction writer, poet, and essayist.
Khalil Gibran, the Lebanese poet best known to readers here for his 1923 book The Prophet, begins the anthology.
poet Elizabeth Spires introduces children to Dickinson in the charming illustrated tale, The Mouse of Amherst.
Boigon alleged that Arbus described her older brother, poet Howard Nemerov, as “one of her more intriguing sexual playmates.”
The poet apparently collapsed in the street upon his departure from “The Horse” and died not long after.
What does a poet want with a knowledge of the world, in the common, sordid sense?
A subject was offered him, in which no other poet would have found a theme for the Muse.
Nor needed it the Pageant of Summer to transport this poet thither.
Now, what is the reason of this right-about-face on the part of the poet?
The whole soul of the poet is reflected in the Ode to Dejection.
early 14c., "a poet, a singer" (c.1200 as a surname), from Old French poete (12c., Modern French poète) and directly from Latin poeta "a poet," from Greek poetes "maker, author, poet," variant of poietes, from poein, poiein "to make, create, compose," from PIE *kwoiwo- "making," from root *kwei- "to pile up, build, make" (cf. Sanskrit cinoti "heaping up, piling up," Old Church Slavonic činu "act, deed, order").
Replaced Old English scop (which survives in scoff). Used in 14c., as in classical languages, for all sorts of writers or composers of works of literature. Poète maudit, "a poet insufficiently appreciated by his contemporaries," literally "cursed poet," attested by 1930, from French (1884, Verlaine). For poet laureate see laureate.