Saturday, May 6, 2017

“Tender Buttons [Eggs]" by Gertrude Stein

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May 6, 2017

Tender Buttons [Eggs]

Gertrude Stein

About This Poem


"Tender Buttons [Eggs]" was published in Tender Buttons (Claire Marie, 1914).


Gertrude Stein was born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, in 1874. She is the author of numerous books, including The Making of Americans (Contact Editions, 1925) and The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas (Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1933). Stein died in 1946.


Photo credit: Carl Van Vechten

Poetry by Stein


Tender Buttons

(Dover Publications, 1997)

"The Purple Cow" by Gelett Burgess


"Preludes" by T. S. Eliot


"Egg" by Aleš Šteger




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