At break of dawn the shape of lifeIs chiselled with a keener knife,And angularities emergeFrom the illusion of a curve. —Poetry, June 1937, before Thomas Lanier Williams started using the name Tennessee WilliamsFlavorpill has a slideshow of writers’ childhood homes today, including those of Poetry contributors Ernest Hemingway, Sylvia Plath, D.H. Lawrence, Gertrude Stein, and Ezra Pound.

At break of dawn the shape of life
Is chiselled with a keener knife,
And angularities emerge
From the illusion of a curve.

Poetry, June 1937, before Thomas Lanier Williams started using the name Tennessee Williams

Flavorpill has a slideshow of writers’ childhood homes today, including those of Poetry contributors Ernest Hemingway, Sylvia Plath, D.H. Lawrence, Gertrude Stein, and Ezra Pound.

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