Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864) is primarily known as a novelist and short story writer. I’m sure most of us had to read The Scarlet Letter or The House of the Seven Gables in school. He was not known for writing poetry.
Hawthorne, like many a writer, kept a journal; excerpts of his journal were published after his death. One passage in particular is a simple entry — a combination of a couple…
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