Sepia Saturday: Poets Letting Loose

Back in the Seventies my folks used to host the occasional Halloween costume party for my father's poetry students. Here are some shots from a couple of them. See if you can spot me. We are all slightly sloshed on mulled wine. What a bunch of hippies!

In this picture: The Wine-Dark Sea, Marianne Moore, Edna St. Vincent Millay

In this picture: Betsy Ross, Emily Dickinson, and um...

In this photo: Lenny E. Beast and Betsy Nealen

In this picture: Walt Whitman, T. S. Eliot

In this picture: Dylan Thomas and "Fern Hill"

In this picture: Edgar Allan Poe, Jeremiah, Hester Prynne, Robert & Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Omar Khayyam, Henry W. Longfellow, Euripedes

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  1. Oh my, oh my that is so 70s. Stunning to see the past before my eyes.

  2. Oh, these made my day! How absolutely fabulous. That must have been so much fun. I only wish I had been there.

  3. Those wacky poets!

    (I love these pics.)

  4. So many famous people all at the same party!!

  5. what a great idea for a party. absolutely poetic.