Tag Archives: Poets and Poetry

Poets and Poetry: With a Mississippi Walking Stick

April is National Poetry Month, so it seems fitting to share  the work of a few of our local poets each week. Richard Stahl was born and raised in Davenport.  He graduated from Central High School in 1957 and latyer taught English there for 34 years. His … Continue reading

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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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Poets and Poetry: I See the Hills

April is National Poetry Month, so it seems fitting to share  the work of a few of our local poets each week. George Cram Cook, author and playwright, was born in Davenport on October 7, 1873.   Although he considered Greece his … Continue reading

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