Josephine Preston Peabody (May 30, 1874 – December 4, 1922) was an American poet and dramatist. She was born in New York and educated at the Girls' Latin School, Boston, and at Radcliffe College.[1]

From 1901 to 1903 she was instructor in English at Wellesley. In 1906 she married Prof. L. S. Marks from Harvard University. The Stratford-on-Avon prize went to her in 1909 for her drama The Piper, which was produced in England in 1910; and in America at the New Theatre, New York City, in 1911.

On June 21, 1906 she married Lionel Simeon Marks, a British engineer and professor at Harvard University. They had a daughter, Alison Peabody Marks (July 30, 1908 – April 7, 2008), and a son, Lionel Peabody Marks (b. 10 February 1910).[2][3]

Selected Works

  • Old Greek Folk Stories Told Anew (1897)
  • The Wayfarers: A Book of Verse (1898)
  • Fortune and Men's Eyes: New Poems, with a Play (1900)
  • In the Silence (1900)
  • Marlowe (her first play),[4]
  • The Singing Leaves; a book of songs and spells (1903)
  • The Wings (1905), a drama
  • The Book of the Little Past (1908)
  • The Singing Man (1911), poems
  • The Wolf of Gubbio (1913)
  • New Poems (1915)

Interviews

Magazines

Poems by this Poet

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A Changeling Grateful 19 May 2014
3
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A Charm 19 May 2014
2
Average: 2 (1 vote)
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A Far-Off Rose 19 May 2014
2
Average: 2 (1 vote)
0
A Road Tune 29 November 2013
3
Average: 3 (1 vote)
0
A Song of Solomon 29 November 2013
2
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0
A Spinning-Song 29 November 2013
3
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0
A Water-Carrier 19 May 2014
4
Average: 4 (1 vote)
0
After All 19 May 2014
2
Average: 2 (1 vote)
0
After Music 29 November 2013
3
Average: 3 (1 vote)
0
After-Thought 29 November 2013
2
Average: 2 (1 vote)
0

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