Tag Archives: Paul Laurence Dunbar

ON THIS DAY: June 27, 2019

June 27th is Industrial Workers of the World Day * National HIV Testing Day * National Orange Blossom Day National Sunglasses Day * National PTSD Awareness Day * ____________________________________ MORE! Emma Goldman, Joshua Slocum and Margaret Ekpo, click

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A Poem for the Summer Solstice

In Summer by Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872 – 1906) Oh, summer has clothed the earth In a cloak from the loom of the sun! And a mantle, too, of the skies’ soft blue, And a belt where the rivers run. And now for … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: June 27, 2017

June 27th is Industrial Workers of the World Day * National Orange Blossom Day National Sunglasses Day * National HIV Testing Day * National PTSD Awareness Day * ________________________________________________________________ MORE! Alexis Bouvard, Emma Goldman and Joshua Slocum, click

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POETRY FRIDAY: “Sympathy” by Paul Laurence Dunbar

Posted by Elaine Magliaro SYMPATHY By Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872-1906) I know what the caged bird feels, alas! When the sun is bright on the upland slopes; When the wind stirs soft through the springing grass, And the river flows … Continue reading

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