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Norman Alexander MacCaig
Norman MacCaig, one of Scotland’s most popular poets, was born on November 14th, 1910, in Edinburgh. He was the only son and the fourth child in the family. His father, a chemist, was a lowland Scot fromread more
The last word this one spoke
was my name. The last word
that one spoke
was my name.
My two friends
had never met. But when they said
that last word
they spoke to each other.
I am proud to have given them a language
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Christine de Pisan developed her reputation as a writer from 1399 to 1430. Born in Venice, she worked for the king of France as an astrologer, physician and alchemist. Aphra Behn is considered one of the first English women to be a professional writer.Previous Trivia Questions