When the poet makes his perfect selection of a word, he is endowing the word with life.
To know anything of a poet but his poetry is, so far as the poetry is concerned, to know something that may be entertaining, even delightful, but is certainly inessential.
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|Birth:||1st June, 1882|
|Death:||25th March, 1937|
John Drinkwater was born in Leytonstone, England. He was an English poet and playwright. He was a successful promoter of repertory theatre in England and the author of popular chronicle dramas. He published several volumes of verse, critical studies, and several historical plays, of which Abraham Lincoln was produced with great success both in London and in the U.S. He wrote several poems include: A Town Window, Of Greatham, We Willed It Not, Deer, The Carver In Stone, Mamble, and The Fires Of God.
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