Helen Hunt Jackson

Helen Hunt Jackson was born in Amherst, Massachusetts in October of 1830. Her full birth name was, Helen Maria Fiske, and she was the daughter of Nathan Welby Fiske and Deborah Waterman Fiske. Read more about Helen Hunt Jackson.

Milkweed by Helen Hunt Jackson

‘Milkweed’ by Helen Hunt Jackson is a sonnet concerning the beauty of the milkweed plant. Here the poet upholds the importance of humbleness and simplicity.

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