Helen Maria Hunt Jackson, was born Helen Fiske on October 15, 1830 in Amherst, Massachusetts. She is most famously known for her novel Ramona, about the mistreatment of Native Americans in Southern California. Reprinted hundreds of times it is often cited as one of the most ethical novels ever written. We publish here most of her poetic output. Her series ‘A Calendar Of Sonnets’ took the months in turn and gave a crisp and vivid description of each. A fine American poet Jackson died of stomach cancer in on August 12th 1885 in San Francisco, California.