Nicholas Vachel Lindsay


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Noun1.Nicholas Vachel Lindsay - United States poet who traveled the country trading his poems for room and board (1879-1931)Nicholas Vachel Lindsay - United States poet who traveled the country trading his poems for room and board (1879-1931)
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So gracious was he to those whom society had written off as unsalvageable that he was memorialized in a poem by American poet Nicholas Vachel Lindsay.
In a long written tribute, the poet Nicholas Vachel Lindsay described a group of young people who had gravitated toward Lindsay in Springfield, Illinois.
On December 5, 1931, Nicholas Vachel Lindsay died in the upstairs bedroom that he had occupied as a child, having committed suicide by the horrific means of ingesting Lysol.