The Amy Lowell Poetry Travelling Scholarship is given annually to a U.S.-born poet to spend one year outside North America in a country the recipient feels will most advance his or her work.
When poet Amy Lowell died in 1925, her will established the scholarship, which is administered by the trustees at the law firm of Choate, Hall & Stewart in Boston, Massachusetts.
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I am prone before you.
And drench me in loneliness.”
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And over it softly her warm ear lays:
Whether we look, or whether we listen,
We hear life murmur, or see it glisten;”
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