Tag Archives: American Leftist Politics

SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: THE HEART OF A WOMAN

THE HEART OF A WOMAN By Georgia Douglas Johnson The heart of a woman goes forth with the dawn, As a lone bird, soft winging, so restlessly on, Afar o’er life’s turrets and vales does it roam In the wake … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: A DOROTHY PARKER POEM DEDICATED TO HILLARY CLINTON

THE LADY’S REWARD By Dorothy Parker Lady, lady, never start Conversation toward your heart; Keep your pretty words serene; Never murmur what you mean. Show yourself, by word and look, Swift and shallow as a brook. Be as cool and … Continue reading

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The Myth of the Apolitical American Poet

The Myth of the Apolitical American Poet by Michael T. Young     I recently heard a poet complain that the poets he friended on Facebook seemed more like activists than poets. He was considering leaving Facebook until after the … Continue reading

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Agrarian Socialism In Oklahoma: The Early Twentieth Century

Agrarian Socialism In America: Marx, Jefferson, and Jesus in the Oklahoma Countryside, 1904-1920. By Jim Bissett (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1999.) Most Americans are unaware of the fact that the rural state of Oklahoma supported the strongest socialist movement … Continue reading

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