Strangers to Us All Lawyers and Poetry

Charles Washington Coleman

(1862-    )

"Born Richmond, Va., 1862. Studied law at University of Virginia, and while there contributed . . . verse to the University Magazine and other periodicals. His poems are . . . are to be found in the files of Harper's Magazine, The Century, and the Atlantic Monthly, between the years 1885 and 1898, by which time most of his poetry had been written; others were printed in the Independent, Harper's Bazaar, etc. He also has written several prose articles of note, including 'The Recent Movement in Southern Literature,' published in Harper's Magazine, May, 1887. Has for some years been employed at the Library of Congress, and lives at Washington, D.C." [Armistead C. Gordon, Virginian Writers of Fugitive Verse 119 (New York: James T. White & Co., 1923)]


Poetry in Anthologies

Charles Washington Coleman, "A Mood," "Over the Sea Lies Spain," "Life's Silent Third," and "A Reed Call," in Armistead C. Gordon, Virginian Writers of Fugitive Verse 288-292 (New York: James T. White & Co., 1923)