Who is Nicholas Vachel Lindsay?

  • (noun): United States poet who traveled the country trading his poems for room and board (1879-1931).
    Synonyms: Lindsay, Vachel Lindsay

Famous quotes containing the words vachel lindsay, lindsay and/or nicholas:

    Boomlay, boomlay, boomlay, Boom,”
    A roaring, epic, ragtime tune
    From the mouth of the Congo
    To the Mountains of the Moon.
    Vachel Lindsay (1879–1931)

    Coal-black maidens with pearls in their hair,
    Knee skirts trimmed with the jassamine sweet,
    And bells on their ankles and little black feet.
    —Vachel Lindsay (1879–1931)

    on a Saterday
    This carpenter was goon til Oseney,
    And hende Nicholas and Alisoun
    Accorded been to this conclusioun,
    That Nicholas shal shapen hem a wile
    This sely jalous housbonde to bigile,
    Geoffrey Chaucer (1340?–1400)