Poet Adrienne Rich grew up in Baltimore and attended Radcliffe College. In 1951, the same year of her college graduation, she received the Yale Series of Younger Poets prize for her first book of poetry, A Change of World.
She finished her second book, The Diamond Cutters (1955), early on in her
Ireland. Ire. Irony. This euphonious trio of words explains the humor of Jonathan Swift; though he reportedly bore the most dour countenance in history, his wit could make readers laugh through his bile. Swift's "Modest Proposal for Preventing the Children of Poor People in Ireland from Being a Burde