These Four Poets Had the Oddest Jobs and You’ll Never Guess What They Were

These Four Poets Had the Oddest Jobs and You’ll Never Guess What They Were

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Famous poets. We only know them for their enchanting verse. Many late great poets didn’t start out writing in verse, or if they did, they had to do something else to support that habit, as they didn’t come from money or fame. Enter some really odd jobs you wouldn’t otherwise expect of young bards.   4-Maya Angelou   image via amazon   Before Maya Angelou wrote I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings or won the Presidential Medal of Freedom, she found a job as a San Francisco streetcar conductor. In fact, she sat every day for two weeks in …