Jim Morrison

TIME MACHINE POET OF THE WEEK Jim Morrison Born December 8, 1943 Melbourne, Florida, U.S. Died July 3, 1971 (aged 27) Paris, France Jim Morrison was an American poet, mystic, Rock n Roll vocalist, and hippie who transformed the 1960’s and 70’s subculture by introducing a psychedelic atmosphere to a genre overwhelmed with pop rock bands […]

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Mahākāśyapa

TIME MACHINE POET OF THE WEEK Mahākāśyapa Born Pipphali Maha Tittha village, Magadha Died (aged 120) Gurupada giri (33km from Gaya) Mahākāśyapa was a disciple of the Gautama Buddha and director of the First Buddhist council (which took place after Buddha’s death in 483 BC).  He is one of the best-known disciples, along with Ananda, […]

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T.S. Eliot

TIME MACHINE POET OF THE WEEK T.S. Eliot Born Thomas Stearns Eliot 26 September 1888 St. Louis, Missouri, U.S. Died 4 January 1965 (aged 76) Kensington, London, England Born in St. Louis, Missouri in 1888, T.S. Eliot was a poet, essayist and literary genius who helped stabilize British and American poetry in 1915 with his Magnum […]

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Ken Russell

TIME MACHINE POET OF THE WEEK Ken Russell Born Henry Kenneth Alfred Russell 3 July 1927 Southampton, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom Died 27 November 2011 (aged 84) London, England, United Kingdom Ken Russell was an English filmmaker, a genius of cinematic storytelling, and a legend in the realm of BBC.  Known for his controversial style and […]

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Sai Baba of Shirdi

TIME MACHINE POET OF THE WEEK Sai Baba Born 1838? Died October 15, 1918 (aged 97) Shirdi, India Sai Baba of Shirdi, an Indian mystic, and Saint in Hinduism/Islam mastered many miracles during his lifetime.  Sai Baba had the power of Dhouti Yoga and invented his own form that included the removal of his intestines […]

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Grigori Rasputin

TIME MACHINE POET OF THE WEEK Grigori Rasputin Born 22 January 1869 Pokrovskoye, Siberia, Russian Empire Died 29 or 30 December 1916 (aged 47) Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire Grigori Rasputin was a Russian mystic who ascended to the status of a nobleman through the connection of friend Emperor Nicholas II of Russia.  He is also […]

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Phife Dawg

TIME MACHINE POET OF THE WEEK   Born November 20, 1970 St. Albans, Queens, New York, U.S. Died March 22, 2016 (aged 45) Contra Costa County, California, U.S. Phife Dawg (Malik Taylor) was an American hip-hop pioneer that co-established the world-acclaimed rap group “A Tribe Called Quest” along with musician Q-Tip, Jarobi White, and Ali Shaheed […]

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