Myra Cohn Livingston


Born
in Omaha, The United States
August 17, 1926


Myra Cohn Livingston was born in Omaha, Nebraska. Her family moved to California when she was 12 years old. She studied the French horn from age 12 to age 20, becoming so good that the Los Angeles Philharmonic invited her to join them when she was 16 years old. She had other plans. She knew she wanted to write.

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Calendar

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3.32 avg rating — 96 ratings — published 2007 — 3 editions
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Cat Poems

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3.96 avg rating — 45 ratings — published 1987 — 3 editions
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Halloween Poems

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3.70 avg rating — 47 ratings — published 1989
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Poem-Making: Ways to Begin ...

3.92 avg rating — 39 ratings — published 1991 — 2 editions
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Cricket Never Does: A Colle...

3.10 avg rating — 30 ratings — published 1997
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Thanksgiving Poems

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2.96 avg rating — 24 ratings — published 1985
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I Am Writing a Poem About.....

3.63 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 1997
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Lots of Limericks

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4.25 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 1991
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Celebrations

3.57 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 1985 — 4 editions
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I Never Told and Other Poems

4.40 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1992
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“Finding A Way

I'd like you for a friend.
I'd like to find the way
of asking you to be my friend.
I don't know what to say.

What would you like to hear?
What is it I can do?
There has to be some word, some look
Connecting me to you.”
Myra Cohn Livingston

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