• Holidays,  Poetry,  Thoughts

    Happy Independence Day!

    Happy Birthday America! Earlier this week I was reading a couple of different books of poetry. One is titled Committed To Memory and the other is a volume of American poetry. In the first book is a poem all Americans have heard and most remember a line or two from it, though I doubt most remember the name of the poet who wrote it. It’s still as moving today as it was back when it was put on Lady Liberty’s pedestal. Β It’s The New Colossus written by Emma Lazarus. In the second book there are quite a number of patriotic poems and some names of poets that surprised me. How…