William Carlos Williams passport photograph 1921 “We sit and talk quietly, with long lapses of silence, and I am aware of the stream that has no language, coursing beneath the quiet heaven of your eyes, which has no speech.
On this day (October author Edgar Allan Poe died in Baltimore at age Author of The Fall of the House of Usher and Other Tales, The Cask of Amontillado, The Pit and the Pendulum, The Raven and many other stories and poems.
Pearl S. Buck - Nobel Prize in Literature 1938 "for her rich and truly epic descriptions of peasant life in China and for her biographical masterpieces" Read her beautifully written book, The Good Earth.
William Sydney Porter (September 1862 – June known by his pen name O. Henry, was an American short story writer. Henry's short stories are known for their wit, wordplay, warm characterization, and surprise endings.