David McKee Wright
David McKee Wright was an Irish-born poet and journalist, active in New Zealand and Australia.
Wright was born in the town of Ballynaskeagh, County Down, Ireland, on 6 August 1869, the second son of William Wright, a Presbyterian missionary, and his wife, Annie McKee. His mother remained only briefly in Ireland following his birth and he was cared for by his grandmother, Rebecca McKee, until his parents returned from missionary work in Syria. Annie Wright died in 1877, shortly after the family had moved to London.
David was educated at the Glascar School, Ballynaskeagh, then at Pope's School, London, and the engineering section of the ... more »
Click here to add this poet to your My Favorite Poets.
- Amelia Jane
- Shearing's Coming
- An Old Colonist's Reverie
- Old Mates
- In the Moonlight
- What Should I Say?
- Bavarian Gentias
- The Long Love That in My Thought Doth Ha...
- Since So ye Please To Hear Me Plain
- Of the Mean and Sure Estate
- And Wilt Thou Leave Me Thus?
- Madam, Withouten Many Words
- Forget Not Yet The Tried İntent
Comments about David McKee Wright
(4 April 1928 - 28 May 2014)
(March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963)
(26 April 1564 - 23 April 1616)
(10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886)
(12 July 1904 – 23 September 1973)
Edgar Allan Poe
(19 January 1809 - 7 October 1849)
(31 May 1819 - 26 March 1892)
(31 October 1795 – 23 February 1821)
(1 February 1902 – 22 May 1967)