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Anne Sexton Reads Wanting to Die

  Because that's exactly the sort of poem one might expect from Anne Sexton. Read more about her HERE. I'm going to go ahead and label this Rated-R as I would rate everything about the Pulitzer Prize winning poet. The girl couldn't help herself. After all,...

Caroline Lamb Loses Her Mind

When celebrated poet and legendary horndog, Lord Byron, set his sights on the married Lady Caroline in 1812, he had no idea that he was going to start the ball rolling on a Fatal Attraction style romance. Lady Caroline was actually a very level headed...

Forgotten Writers – Steven Jesse Bernstein

In 1991, Seattle poet, Steven "Jesse" Bernstein committed suicide by stabbing himself three times in the throat. By that time he had suffered years of mental illness, read poetry on stage before Nirvana concerts, and counted William S. Burroughs as one of his fans. It...

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