Get Yer 20th-Century Poets… On a stamp!

Beginning in 2012, you can start putting 20th-century poets on your postage. That is, if you still use postage. The poets (listed below) will be part of the Postal Service’s Forever stamp collection. As you may know, Forever stamps can be used at any point in the future–even if (and most likely when) the rates increase after purchase.

So the burning question is: Which 20th-century poets made the cut?

Here’s the list:

  • Elizabeth Bishop
  • Joseph Brodsky
  • Gwendolyn Brooks
  • E.E. Cummings
  • Robert Hayden
  • Denise Levertov
  • Sylvia Plath
  • Theodore Roethke
  • Wallace Stevens
  • William Carlos Williams

Of course, a list like this is bound to spur debate. So feel free to lobby for your own personal favorite poet who didn’t make the list. T.S. Eliot? Anne Sexton? Allen Ginsberg? Charles Bukowski? Umm… Robert Frost? Etc.

*****

Connect with me on Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn.

*****

 

Don’t Hurt Yourself!
The creative process doesn’t have to be a pain. In The Tao of Writing, Ralph L. Wahlstrom provides writers with an easier path. By invoking the principles of the Tao, writers will be able to create their best work ever.

Click to continue.

 

You might also like:

  • No Related Posts

One thought on “Get Yer 20th-Century Poets… On a stamp!

  1. williama

    The popularity of the organization should also be considered. The worldwide web is a great place to discover such SEO low cost companies. With just the right organization, one may well create sure his or her organization are going to be a efficient one. discount curtain fabric

COMMENT