1914 - Born on the 25th of October McAlester, Oklahoma.
1936 - Berryman graduated from Columbia University.
1939 - The two volumes of Dream Songs were published together as The Dream Songs.
1942 - First book was Poem published during the Second World War.
1956 - His second poem was "The Dispossessed".
- His first major work was Homage to Mistress Bradstreet.
1965 - The first volume, entitled 77 Dream Songs, was published.
- Won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry for "77 Dream Songs".
1968 - Appeared The second volume of Dream Songs, entitled His Toy, His Dream, His Rest.
1969 - Received Bollingen Prize Award.
1972 - John Allyn Berryman killed himself on the 7th of January.
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