Before Conrad Aiken was the U.S. Poet Laureate or the recipient of the Pulitzer Prize, the Bollingen Prize, the National Book Award, the National Institute of Arts and Letters Gold Medal, and the National Medal for Literature, he was a young boy growing up on Oglethorpe Avenue in Savannah, Ga.
Like one who on that lonesome road Doth walk in fear and dread, And having once turned ‘round Walks on, and turn no more his head, Because he knows a frightful fiend Doth close behind him tread. Happy Halloween! Related Posts: Short Stories and Poems for Halloween… Books for December