Looking for Something Lost: Mark Van Doren in the Village
Mark Van Doren edited and published An Anthology of World Poetry in 1929. Amazingly, this enabled him to buy the house at 393 Bleecker Street. Van Doren was a poet himself and a playwright and a greatly admired professor at Columbia University.
Mark Van Doren's birthday is June 13.
Here is a poem of his published in the January 1968 issue.
"Looking for Something Lost"
Looking for something lost is mind
And matter playing a game. (read more...)