Category "Poetry"

“To Labor” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

“To Labor” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

SHALL you complain who feed the world? Who clothe the world? Who house the world? Shall you complain who are the world, Of what the world may do? As from this hour You use your power, The world must follow you! The world’s life hangs on your right [...]

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Poem: Revolution by Ferdinand Freiligrath

Poem: Revolution by Ferdinand Freiligrath

And though ye bind your noble prey in thongs and fetters hard and fast, And though ye lead her out to die beneath the fortress wall at last, And though she lie beneath the sod, whose fair green grass at dawning red The [...]

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Review: The Last Poets

Review: The Last Poets

The Last Poets – Band on the Wall 21/07/15 The Last Poets have long been regarded as the forefathers of Hip Hop. After forming on Malcolm X’s birthday in 1968, they became the credible soundtrack to the burgeoning Black Power movement [...]

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The Tree of Liberty

The Tree of Liberty

The Tree of Liberty by Robert Burns (1759 – 1796) Heard ye o' the tree o' France, I watna what's the name o't; Around the tree the patriots dance, Weel Europe kens the fame o't. It stands where ance the Bastile stood, A prison built by [...]

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Legend of the Dead Soldier

Legend of the Dead Soldier

And when the war reached its final spring With no hint of a pause for breath The soldier did the logical thing And died a hero’s death. The war however was far from over, And the Kaiser thought it a crime That his soldier should be [...]

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