Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Gene Derwood "With God Conversing"

Heres a virtual movie of the very talented American poetess and artist Gene Derwood (1909 -1954) reading "With God Conversing" she tragically died young from stomach cancer at the age of 44 leaving behind a collection of approximately 40 poems several of which were outstanding. Her style has been compared to that of the WW1;poet Wilfred owen,,Sylvia Plath also comes to mind. She was recorded reading this and a selection of some of her best poems. by the Library of Congress.

Gene Derwood (1909--1954) was an American poet, painter and wife of the poet and anthologist Oscar Williams.

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