Poets & Playwrights . Minifigs inspired by my favorite poets and playwrights. . As a poet myself, I can't help but honor my favorite poets and playwrights in my "other" form of artistic expression -- as LEGO minifigs, of course! W.B. Yeats (Irish, 1865-1939) leads this all-star cast.
George Bernard Shaw:
Irish playwright, socialist, and Nobel laureate. 1856-1950.
English writer, poet, Comptroller of the Custom and Subsidy of Wool, blogger. Born ca. 1343, died in 1400.
This minifig accompanied me to Chaucer's tomb in Westminster Abbey. Sadly, photography was not allowed.
Poet, critic, expatriate American, naturalized Englishman. 1888-1965.
Another traveling companion to his own grave in Poets' Corner at Westminster.
English poet, friend of Chaucer, blogger, wanker. Born ca. 1330, died in 1408.
American poet, novelist, and teacher. 1923-1982.
American poet, novelist, essayist. 1932-1963.
American poet, critic, economist, musician, Fascist sympathizer. 1885-1972.
American poet and teacher. 1908-1963.
American poet and writer. 1928-1974.
American poet, critic, and pacifist. 1914-1993.
American writer, poet, playwright, feminist. 1874-1946.
American poet and teacher. A personal mentor and influence.