Open Link Night: Happy Birthday

Hello my friends and fellow poets. Today it is Open Link Night at dVerse Poets Pub. You are invited to post and link one poem of your choice. There are no prompts for OLN.

There are quite a few poets born in November including yours truly. I Googled and found all manner of poet: ancient, new, English, American, free verse and fussy forms, famous, obscure.

So here we go with the list. See if you can find a familiar name or three:
Edmond Blunden Nov 1
Tommy Makem Nov 4
Lucy Atkin Nov 6
Leonora Speyer Nov 7
Michael John Fles Nov 11
Mary Astel Nov 12
Lady Caroline Lamb Nov 13
Robert Louis Stevenson Nov 13
Heathcote Williams Nov 15
Toni Spencer Nov 16
Thomas Chatterton Nov 20
Derek Mahon Nov 23
Isaac Rosenberg Nov 25
William Cowper Nov 26
Mary Robinson Nov 27
William Blake Nov 28
Philip Sidney Nov 30

So Happy Birthday! If you are also born in November, please let us know. Also if this is your first time posting, let us know that as well.

To join in the party, please read and comment on the links of others – don’t just link and run. Talk to us. This is how we grow our community.
– Post your poem on your webpage.
– Link your poem on Mr. Linky – just the poem you want us to read, not the link for your web page.
– Put a link back to dVerse on your page so others can read this posting
– Invite your friends to post a poem!
– Have fun!