No book can be appreciated until it has been slept with and dreamed over.
– Eugene Field
born in St. Louis, Missouri, The United States September 02, 1850
died: November 04, 1895
genre: Poetry, Essays
September 2, 1850: American poet and humorist Eugene Field wrote popular nursery rhymes like “Little Boy Blue” as well as a newspaper column. He was born in St. Louis, Missouri, 163 years ago today.