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February — A Poem by John Clare

February A poem from The Shepherd’s Calendar by John Clare (mini-bio at end) The snow is gone from cottage tops The thatch moss glows in brighter green And eves in quick succession drops Where...

Barbara Frietchie is a patriotic poem by John Greenleaf Whittier

Barbara Frietchie

Barbara Frietchie John Greenleaf Whittier Up from the meadows rich with corn, Clear in the cool September morn, The clustered spires of Frederick stand Green-walled by the hills of Maryland. Round about them orchards...

John Alden stays in Plymouth to protect Priscilla in Longfellow's poem The Courtship of Miles Standish.

The Courtship of Miles Standish by Longfellow

The Courtship of Miles Standish by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow This narrative poem written in 1858 by American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow tells a charming tale of a courtship during the early days of Plymouth...

Benjamin Franklin Resources

Benjamin Franklin Resources

Benjamin Franklin (1706–1790) was one of America’s most interesting historical figures. Like Leonardo da Vinci, Franklin pursued many subjects including writing, politics, invention, music, and more. He is known for pithy quotations as well...