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Lift your lamp beside the golden door, Break not the golden rule, avoid well the golden calf, know; not all that glitters is gold, and laissez faire et laissez passer [let do and let pass] but as a shining sentinel, hesitate not to ring the bell, defend the gates, and man the wall

Friday, March 5, 2010

Poetry And Lyrics

Poetry Reading by Irene Sheri


The Liberty Song by John Dickinson 1768

The American Hero, Bunker Hill by Reverend Nathaniel Niles 1775

CHESTER by William Billings 1778

Milton A Poem by William Blake 1778 


Defence of Fort M'Henry by Francis Scott Key 1814

The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe 1845

Come, Come, Ye Saints or All Is Well by William Clayton 1846

Annabel Lee by Edgar Allan Poe 1849

Battle Hymn of the Republic by Julia Ward Howe 1861

The New Colossus by Emma Lazarus 1883

Arithmetic on the Frontier by Rudyard Kipling 1886

If by Rudyard Kipling 1895

The White Man's Burden by Rudyard Kipling 1899 



The Gods of the Copybook Headings by Rudyard Kipling 1919

THE SECOND COMING by William Butler Yeats 1919

Fragments of Olympian Gossip by Nikola Tesla 'Novice' 1934

You've Got To Be Carefully Taught from "South Pacific" by Rodgers and Hammerstein 1949


THIS LAND IS YOUR LAND by Woody Guthrie 1956

Mad World, Written by Roland Orzabal 1982

Hallelujah (Leonard Cohen song) 1984


OBOKURI-EE UMI (Obtain Bearing) 2005

Through The Glass by Stone Sour 2006

Uprising by Muse 2009

The Weather Vein by Michael Savage 2009

Remember Independence by RolyoReo 2009

Sing by My Chemical Romance 2010

"We Stand As One" [another Occupy Wall Street Anthem] by Joseph Arthur

The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson http://www.bartleby.com/113/ Comprising 597 poems of the Belle of Amherst, whose life of the Imagination formed the transcendental bridge to modern American poetry.

Dr Boyce was a songwriter in London, beginning around 1730.
In 1757 he reached the peak of his career, being put in charge of the King's Band of Musick, a position which Purcell held much earlier. He received a doctorate in 1749. In 1758 he was the organist at the Chapel Royal. His first compositions to appear in print were published in 1747. Boyce retired from music due to deafness and retired to Dorset.

Garrick is credited with the theatrical blessing, "Break a Leg" as he was reportedly so involved in his performance of Richard III that he did not notice the pain of a fracture he incurred.


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