Frank Stanford

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Birthday
1, 1948
Birthplace
Mississippi
Death Date
Jun 3, 1978 (29)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
1, 1948
Birthplace
Mississippi
Death Date
Jun 3, 1978 (29)

About

American poet best known for an epic work entitled The Battlefield Where the Moon Says I Love You. His other noteworthy poems include "Freedom, Revolt, And Love" and "The Snake Doctors."

Before Fame

He attended the University of Arkansas. He published his debut poetry collection, The Singing Knives, in 1971.

Trivia

He committed suicide shortly before his thirtieth birthday. His last work, Crib Death, was published posthumously.

Family Life

He was born in Mississippi and raised in Tennessee and Arkansas. He married Ginny Stanford in 1971.

Associated With

He was influenced by the work of T.S. Eliot.