American poet whose rural-themed works include Over the Hill to the Poor House, Betsy and I Are Out, and Farm Ballads. He published his final poetic work, A Thousand Thoughts with Index of Subjects, in 1908.He worked as an editor for the Detroit Weekly Tribune during the 1870s.He was influenced by the work of Walt Whitman.BEFORE FAME
He attended Hillsdale College and recited his poem, "Rifts in the Cloud," at his 1869 graduation ceremony.PERSONAL LIFE
He married Anne Goodell in Boston in the late 1870s. The couple moved to New York City in 1882.FUN FACTS
Poet Will Carleton were born on Tuesday, birthstone is Opal, the seaon was Fall in the Chinese year of , it is 292 days until Will Carleton next birthday.