Anne Bradstreet

About Anne Bradstreet

Anne Bradstreet (1612 – 1672) was the most prominent of early English poets of North America and first female writer in England's North American colonies to be published.

“To Her Father with Some Verses”

By |2020-03-19T17:08:14-05:00June 18th, 2017|Categories: Family, Literature, Poetry|

Most truly honoured, and as truly dear, If worth in me or ought I do appear, Who can of right better demand the same Than may your worthy self from whom it came? The principal might yield a greater sum, Yet handled ill, amounts but to this crumb; My stock's so small I know not [...]

“The Author to Her Book”

By |2020-03-19T16:48:25-05:00February 5th, 2017|Categories: Poetry|

Thou ill-form’d offspring of my feeble brain, Who after birth didst by my side remain, Till snatched from thence by friends, less wise than true, Who thee abroad, expos’d to publick view, Made thee in raggs, halting to th’ press to trudge, Where errors were not lessened (all may judg). […]

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