Category Archives: Wilcox (Ella Wheeler)

Protest, Don’t Sin by Silence

Ella Wheeler Wilcox’s “Protest” was written in 1914 but it might just as well have been written today given its relevance.

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Despite Trump, the Rivers Kept Speaking

Jane Hirshfield’s “Fifth Day,” written five days into the Trump administration, capture the president’s war against science and the environment.

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