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Adelaide Crapsey

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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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Quote Left These be three silent things: The Falling snow... the hour before the dawn... the mouth of one just dead. Quote Right
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Book: Reflection on the Important Things