Anne Bradstreet

Anne Bradstreet (born Anne Dudley; c. 1612 – September 16, 1672) was the first poet and first female writer in the British North American colonies to be published. Her first volume of poetry was The Tenth Muse Lately Sprung Up in America, published in 1650. It was met with a positive reception in both the Old World and the New World.

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    Thy love is such I can no way repay,
    The heavens reward thee manifold I pray.
    Then while we live, in love lets so persever,
    That when we live no more, we may live ever.
    Anne Bradstreet (c. 1612–1672)

    For such despite they cast on female wits:
    If what I do prove well, it won’t advance,
    They’ll say it’s stol’n, or else it was by chance.
    —Anne Bradstreet (c. 1612–1672)