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Adelaide Crapsey Biography and Poems

Adelaide Crapsey Biography and Poems. This is biographical information on Adelaide Crapsey, one of the best poets of all time. This biography page also provides a link to poems written by Crapsey, as well as, a video biography...if available.

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Crapsey, Adelaide

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Adelaide Crapsey (September 9, 1878 – October 8, 1914) was an American poet. Born in Brooklyn, New York, she was raised in Rochester, New York, daughter of Adelaide T. Crapsey and Episcopal priest Algernon Sidney Crapsey, who had been transferred from New York City to Rochester. Adelaide Crapsey is best remembered as the inventor of the cinquain.

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