Elinor Wylie

Elinor Wylie was an American poet and novelist. She was famous during her lifetime for her stunning beauty and personality, in addition to her literary successes. Her poetry is described emotional, completed with the highest regard for craftsmanship, and incredibly thoughtful. Her first book was Nets to Catch the Wind.

Cold-Blooded Creatures

‘Cold-Blooded Creatures’ by Elinor Wylie describes a speaker’s view of mankind and its inability show interest in the lives of non-human animals.

Escape

‘Escape’ by Elinor Wylie describes how the narrator will leave the lackluster world behind her and escape to a house of her own she has yet to build.

Fire and Sleet and Candlelight

‘Fire and Sleet and Candlelight’ By Elinor Wylie is short poem through which an impassioned narrator speaks about a wasted life.

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