Esteemed 20th century poet W.H. Auden (1907-1973) lived at One Montague Terrace in Brooklyn Heights for a brief time circa 1939-1940.
He wrote his long philosophical poem "New Year Letter" at this address.
~ W. H. Auden from the poem Squares and Oblongs
American author Thomas Wolfe lived in Brooklyn Heights from 1931 to 1939 and at 5 Montague Terrace from 1933 - 1939 where he wrote the novel " Of Time And The River."
Reading the passage above convinced me that is why we keep a blog -- for the reward of recording life -- a kernel of eternity.