George Santayana-Spanish born
What Riches Have You?-Faith and Hope in God, are more precious than earthly wealth.
Spoon River Anthology
The Hill-former inhabitants of Spoon River. The Spoon River Anthology is made up of 244 poetic monologues.
James Weldon Johnson
He became the first black person to be admitted to the Florida bar since reconstruction days.
Go Down Death, A Funeral Sermon(James Weldon Johnson)
This story was written about Sister Caroline. Christians shouldnt greave over death for it because we know where we are going after death."Weep not--weep not, She is not dead; She's resting in the bosom of Jesus."
The Road Not Taken(Robert Frost)
The direction you choose in life is important. "I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference."
considered many to be the outstanding american poet of the twentieth century. He explores the natural scenes of New England. to express the universal themes of love, beauty, work, and death, and he employs symbols to give philosophical meanings to his works.
Flower Gathering(Robert Frost)
They are yours, and be the measure Of their worth for you to treasure, The measure of the little while That I've been long away.
Big Midwestern city. "Hog Butcher for the world" " City of the Big Shoulders."
General William Booth Enters Into Heaven(Vachel Lindsay)
This poemm about the death of William Booth, the great English founder of the Salvation Army, should be read aloud.
The Long Hill(Sara Teasdale)
If life is represented by a hill, what would the crest represent? for what do the brambles stand? Care and Distractions of Life.
The Coin(Sara Teasdale)
Teasdale suggests that the memory of a lovely thing is more valuable than money.
delicate and technically superb poetry was influenced by sixteenth and seventeenth century english poets.
I Have a Rendezvous With Death(Alan Seeger)
"I have a Rendezvous with Death At some disputed barricade."
born in New York City, wrote one of the most memorable, poems of World War I, "I Have a Rendezvous with Death."
Renascence(Edna St. Vincent Millay)
Renascence is a rebirth. this story is about an emotional experience that shows God's nature.
Anyone lived in a Pretty How Town(E.E. Cummings)
Represents the life cycle of the typical man who marries, has children, dies, is buried, and goes into eternity. "Anyone lived in a pretty how town (with up so floating many bells down)"
using lowercase letters in place of capitals and arranging the lines of his poetry in unusual ways.