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Poets and Poetry: Sonnets of a Portrait-Painter

April is National Poetry Month, so it seems fitting to share¬† the work of a few of our local poets each week. Arthur Davison Ficke, son of prominent businessman Charles August Ficke, was born in Davenport in 1883.¬† Although he … Continue reading

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The Spectra Hoax

Arthur Davison Ficke was born in Davenport in 1883, and although he studied law and went into business with his father, Charles August Ficke, he was a poet at heart, publishing his first two collections, From the Isles: A Series … Continue reading

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