LitBirthdays October 2013 – Week 2

[by Harvey Lawrence Pekar, born October 8]

October 8

Ha Joon Chang

Yechezkel (Ezekiel) Landau

Harvey Lawrence Pekar


October 9

Jody Williams

Ivo Andric

John Lennon

Jackson Browne


October 10

Dilsa Demirbag Sten

Ken Saro-Wiwa

Frederick Barthelme


October 11

Amos Gitai

Thích Nhất Hạnh

Elmore Leonard

October 12

Rafael Ábalos

Richard Price

Ding Ling (Jiǎng Bīngzhī 蒋冰之)


October 13

Selima Hill

Christine Nöstlinger

Lenny Bruce


October 14

Hannah Arendt

Erik Johan Stagnelius

Edward Estlin Cummings


by e.e. cummings

flotsam and jetsam
are gentlemen poeds
urseappeal netsam
our spinsters and coeds)

thoroughly bretish
they scout the inhuman
itarian fetish
that man isn’t wuman

vive the millenni
um three cheers for labor
give all things to enni
one bugger thy nabor

(neck and senecktie
are gentlemen ppoyds
even whose recktie
are covered by lloyd’s

John Lennon child1 John Lennon sings “Julia”

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1 Response to LitBirthdays October 2013 – Week 2

  1. ileneonwords says:

    For today, I posted the 83rd birthday of artist/writer, Faith Ringgold!!! Jackson Browne’s birthday tomorrow is wonderful, I love him!!!!!!

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