Genevieve Taggard

Genevieve Taggard was an American poet born in Washington. She published thirteen collections, including Not Mine to Finish: Poems 1928-1934 and Calling Western Union. Some of her poetry has been set to music, something benefiting its themes of beauty and wildness. She is also a biographer, publishing The Life and Mind of Emily Dickinson in 1930. Read more of Genevieve Taggard’s Biography.

The Vast Hour

by Genevieve Taggard

‘The Vast Hour’ by Genevieve Taggard describes the changes that come over the world as day gives way to a sightless and soundless night.

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