Saturday, May 26, 2018

"The Vast Hour" by Genevieve Taggard

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May 26, 2018

The Vast Hour

Genevieve Taggard

About This Poem


"The Vast Hour" was published in For Eager Lovers (Thomas Seltzer, 1922).


Genevieve Taggard was born in Waitsburg, Washington, in 1894. She is best known as a biographer of Emily Dickinson, authoring The Life and Mind of Emily Dickinson (Alfred A. Knopf, 1930). She also wrote several poetry collections, including For Eager Lovers (Thomas Seltzer, 1922) and Not Mine to Finish: Poems 1928–1934 (Harper & Brothers, 1934). She died in New York City in 1948.

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