Willa Sibert Cather

(1873-1947 / United States)

Willa Sibert Cather
Do you like this poet?
4 person liked.
5 person did not like.


Willa Siebert Cather (December 7, 1873 – April 24, 1947) was an American author who grew up in Nebraska. She is best known for her depictions of frontier life on the Great Plains in novels such as O Pioneers!, My Ántonia, and The Song of the Lark.

Cather moved to join the editorial staff of McClure's and in 1908 was promoted to managing editor. As a journalist, she co-authored, alongside Georgina M. Wells, a critical biography of Mary Baker Eddy, the founder of Christian Science. It was serialized in McClure's in 1907-8 and published the next year as a book. Christian Scientists were outraged and tried to buy up every copy. The work was reprinted by the University of Nebraska ... more »

Click here to add this poet to your My Favorite Poets.


Comments about Willa Sibert Cather

There is no comment submitted by members..
Best Poem of Willa Sibert Cather

"Grandmither, Think Not I Forget"

Grandmither, think not I forget, when I come back to town,
An' wander the old ways again, an' tread them up and down.
I never smell the clover bloom, nor see the swallows pass,
Wi'out I mind how good ye were unto a little lass;
I never hear the winter rain a-pelting all night through
Wi'out I think and mind me of how cold it falls on you.
An' if I come not often to your bed beneath the thyme,
Mayhap 't is that I'd change wi' ye, and gie my bed for thine,
   Would like to sleep in thine.

I never hear the summer winds among the roses blow ...

Read the full of "Grandmither, Think Not I Forget"

PoemHunter.com Updates

[Hata Bildir]