There is a harsh reality within its pages, but also a path to a better future, the future we had all been promised but refuse to realize, a future of personal responsibility and a culture of peace and unity.
Tag: American Authors
Review: The Angels’ Portion Vol II
Image from Barnes and Noble. Author: Rev. Christopher Thoma Publisher: Angels' Portion Books I find it somewhat amusing that I am writing this review, just as I find it amusing that I have now read two of these books. Why is that? I rarely drank alcohol when I was able to, and even then, I …
Poetry: Wheatley – On Being Brought from Africa to America
’Twas mercy brought me from my Pagan land,Taught my benighted soul to understandThat there’s a God, that there’s a Saviour too:Once I redemption neither sought nor knew.Some view our sable race with scornful eye,‘Their colour is a diabolic die.’Remember, Christians, Negros, black as Cain,May be refin’d, and join th’ angelic train.Phillis Wheatley, On Being Brought from Africa to America I first heard …
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Poetry: Dickinson – Because I could not stop for Death
"Because I could not stop for Death – He kindly stopped for me – The Carriage held but just Ourselves – And Immortality." #EmilyDickinson #poetry
Poetry: Stevens – Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird
Of memory, laughter, and the following blackbird.