Category Archives: Poetry

ffb: The Case of the Missing Brontë

this is the 131st in my series of posts on forgotten or seldom read books The Case of the Missing Brontë by Robert Barnard © 1983, this edition Dell 1984 mass market paperback – mystery, police procedural featuring Scotland Yard Superintendant Perry Trethowan … Continue reading

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ffb: Wind Song

this is the 130th in my series of posts on forgotten or seldom read books Wind Song by Carl Sandburg, a Voyager Book, Harcourt, Brace & World 1960 trade paperback – poetry collection. Cover and illustrations by William A. Smith. … Continue reading

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“Ploughboy” by Carl Sandburg

My mother read the poem to me when I was six years old, and she told me her mother read it to her when she was six, when the poem was only 8 years old, a recent work. Now the … Continue reading

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