The poet Rachel Field died at the age of 47. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Poet and children’s author known for Hitty, Her First Hundred Years; Something Told the Wild Geese; and Time Out of Mind. She was a recipient of both the Newbery Honor and the National Book Award.
She and her husband, Arthur Pederson, had two children.
One of the pleasantest things about book writing is that sometimes it brings one in touch with old friends.
I used to think I had ambition… but now I’m not so sure. It may have been only discontent. They’re easily confused.
I’ve seen public opinion shift like the wind and put out the very fire it lighted.
There was no reality to pain when it left one, thought while it held one fast all other realities failed.
Too much good fortune can make you smug and unaware. Happiness should be like an oasis, the greener for the desert that surrounds it.