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Madison Cawein

Madison Julius Cawein was born in Louisville, Kentucky. After graduating from high school, Cawein worked in a pool hall in Louisville as a cashier in Waddill's New-market, which also served as a gambling house. He worked there for six years, saving his pay so he could return home to write.His output was thirty-six books and 1,500 poems. His writing presented Kentucky scenes in a language echoing Percy Bysshe Shelley and John Keats. He soon earned the nickname the "Keats of Kentucky".Note: In Greek mythology, Hippocrene was the name of a spring on Mt. Helicon. It was sacred to the Muses and was formed by the hooves of Pegasus. Its name literally translates as "Horse's Fountain" and the water was supposed to bring forth poetic inspiration when imbibed. - Summary by Wikipedia

Madison Julius Cawein was born in Louisville, Kentucky. After graduating from high school, Cawein worked in a pool hall in Louisville as a cashier in Waddill's New-market, which also served as a gambling house. He worked there for six years, saving his pay so he could return home to write.His output was thirty-six books and 1,500 poems. His writing presented Kentucky scenes in a language echoing Percy Bysshe Shelley and John Keats. He soon earned the nickname the "Keats of Kentucky".Note: In Greek mythology, Hippocrene was the name of a spring on Mt. Helicon. It was sacred to the Muses and was formed by the hooves of Pegasus. Its name literally translates as "Horse's Fountain" and the water was supposed to bring forth poetic inspiration when imbibed. - Summary by Wikipedia
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Madison Julius Cawein was born in Louisville, Kentucky. After graduating from high school, Cawein worked in a pool hall in Louisville as a cashier in Waddill's New-market, which also served as a gambling house. He worked there for six years, saving his pay so he could return home to write.His output was thirty-six books and 1,500 poems. His writing presented Kentucky scenes in a language echoing Percy Bysshe Shelley and John Keats. He soon earned the nickname the "Keats of Kentucky".Note: In Greek mythology, Hippocrene was the name of a spring on Mt. Helicon. It was sacred to the Muses and was formed by the hooves of Pegasus. Its name literally translates as "Horse's Fountain" and the water was supposed to bring forth poetic inspiration when imbibed. - Summary by Wikipedia

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

18m


Chapters

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00:55

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

01:09


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

01:17


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

01:06


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

01:07


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

01:13


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

01:12


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

01:18


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

01:29


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

01:13


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

01:11


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

01:10


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

01:24


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

01:20


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

01:17


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

01:15