Literary Birthday – 20 July – Erik Axel Karlfeldt


Erik Axel Karlfeldt was born 20 July 1864 and died 8 April 1931

It whispers; all is waiting here
Kept safe for thee, year after year,
Beautiful songs in thousands;
Where hast thou been, where, where?

Erik Axel Karlfeldt was a Swedish poet. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature posthumously in 1931.

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by Amanda Patterson