Anne Bradstreet

1612-1672

"There is no object that we see, no action that we do,

no good that we enjoy, no evil that we feel or fear,

but we may make some spiritual advantage of all;

and the one that makes such improvements is wise as well as pious."

 

For a brief biographical sketch, please click on the following source:

Perspectives in American Literature

For a sampling of her poetry, please click on the following sources:

Poets.org

University of Virginia: (See especially, In Reference to Children, 23rd June 1659)

For a more detailed account & excerpts from her poetry, please click on the following source:

The Poetry Foundation