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Subject: EQUALITY
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ATLANTA EXPOSITION ODE, by MARY WESTON FORDHAM    Poem Text            
First Line: Cast down your bucket where you are
Last Line: For all one flag, one flag for all.
Subject(s): African Americans - History; Exhibitions; Racial Equality; Washington, Booker T. (1856-1915); Black Heritage; World's Fairs; Expositions


BANNEKER, by RITA DOVE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What did he do except lie / under a pear tree
Subject(s): Astronomy & Astronomers; Banneker, Benjamin (1731-1806); Mathematics; Racial Equality


BIT DIFFERENT, by JAMES LAUGHLIN    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Things are a bit different in
Last Line: Black as a negro baby can be
Subject(s): Racial Equality


BOY'S RIGHTS, by CARRIE L. MAY    Poem Text            
First Line: I wonder now if any one
Last Line: Wrongs will be righted then.
Subject(s): Boys; Children; Equality; Prejudice; Childhood; Bias; Intolerance


CREDO, by GEORGIA DOUGLAS JOHNSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I believe in the ultimate justice of fate
Last Line: Is guidance enough for the conduct of men.
Alternate Author Name(s): Tremaine, John
Subject(s): Justice; Racial Equality


CROATAN, by CHAPMAN JAMES MILLING    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Addressed as mister; neither white nor red
Last Line: That day the man from hartsville called him nigger.
Subject(s): African Americans - Alabama; Racial Equality


EQUALITY, by MAYA ANGELOU    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: You declare you see me dimly
Last Line: Equality, and I will be free
Subject(s): Racial Equality


EQUALITY, by MAYA ANGELOU    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: You declare you see me dimly
Last Line: Equality, and I will be free
Subject(s): Racial Equality


EQUALITY, by EVA CAMINSKY    Poem Text            
First Line: The sun that shines in other lands
Last Line: Shall do the same for me.
Subject(s): Equality; God


EQUALITY, by PHOEBE CARY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Most favored lady in the land
Last Line: "I love you,"" I have known it all!"
Subject(s): Women; Equality; Love Nature Of


EQUALITY, by RICARDO PAU-LLOSA    Poem Source            
First Line: Piazza, the republic of embrace, free
Last Line: Shadow tracing search and loss upon the square
Subject(s): Equality


FENCE, by CHRISTOPHER MERRILL    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Once upon a time is what the fence dividing up a mountain range announces,
Last Line: Rivers and rock walls the fence crosses and climbs is one stark fact: whether the world ends in fire
Subject(s): Equality; Justice; Poetry And Poets


FOR A' THAT AND A' THAT; SONG, by ROBERT BURNS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Is there, for honest poverty
Last Line: Shall brothers be for a' that!
Variant Title(s): A Man's A Man For A' That;honest Poverty
Subject(s): Brotherhood; Class Struggle; Equality; Freedom; Mankind; Poverty; Liberty; Human Race


HIDDEN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY, by ROBERT MICHAEL O'HEARN    Poem Source            
First Line: Hidden equal opportunity questionaire
Last Line: Ge too big.. Wink! Oink! Wink!
Subject(s): Business; Equality


HUMAN WISDOM, by WASHINGTON DELGADO    Poem Source            
First Line: When someone talks of the spirit
Last Line: And that in some part of heaven %we're all equal
Subject(s): Equality; Wisdom


MARRIAGE OF BLACK AND WHITE: 4, by TABAN LO LIYONG    Poem Source            
First Line: Marry me
Last Line: A world betterworsened by %I-it
Subject(s): Racial Equality


MATERNAL DESPOTISM; OR, THE RIGHTS OF INFANTS, by RICHARD GRAVES    Poem Text            
First Line: Unhand me nurse! Thou saucy quean!
Last Line: Enjoy complete equality.
Subject(s): Boys; Children's Rights; Equality; Godwin, Mary Wollenstonecraft (1759-79); Paine, Thomas (1737-1809); Wollenstone, Mary (1759-79)


NOT ANY HIGHER STANDS THE GRAVE, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: A summer's afternoon
Subject(s): Equality


PARADISE LIGHTNING DAZZLE: 8. EQUIVALENTS, by GREGORY ORR    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Here's `bride' and `bridge,'
Last Line: The crashing cataract spews.
Subject(s): Equality; Heaven; Language; Paradise; Words; Vocabulary


POEM TO NEGRO AND WHITES, by MAXWELL BODENHEIM    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The elevator rises, negro men
Last Line: The mutual rescues, quiet, understood.
Subject(s): African Americans; Racial Equality; Stock Exchange; Negroes; American Blacks


POINT OF ORIGIN, by MAHDY Y. KHAIYAT    Poem Source            
First Line: How could there be
Last Line: Of the basement
Subject(s): Equality


PROLOGUE FOR MR. WOODS, by ROBERT BURNS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When by a generous public's kind acclaim
Last Line: Till fate the curtain drop on worlds to be no more.
Subject(s): Brotherhood; Equality; Patriotism


RUNES FOR A ROUND TABLE: LIBRA, by WILLIAM STANLEY MERWIN    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: One man confronting two
Last Line: But the wheel is equal
Alternate Author Name(s): Merwin, W. S.
Subject(s): Astrology And Astrologers; Equality


THE CHANGE, by TONY HOAGLAND    Poem Text         Recitation     Poet's Biography
First Line: The season turned like the page of a glossy fashion magazine.
Last Line: And we were changed
Subject(s): Tennis; Race Relations; Racial Equality


THE MAN TO BE, by GEORGIA DOUGLAS JOHNSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I ride a-tilt because
Last Line: Your son!
Alternate Author Name(s): Tremaine, John
Subject(s): Racial Equality


THE POEMS OF COLD MOUNTAIN: 50, by HAN SHAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Show me the person who doesn't die
Last Line: The pine wind slays with grief
Alternate Author Name(s): Kanzan; Hanshan; Han-shan
Subject(s): Chinese Literature; Death; Equality; Dead, The


THE POEMS OF COLD MOUNTAIN: 97, by HAN SHAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Steam some sand for your dinner
Last Line: Give up this useless struggle
Alternate Author Name(s): Kanzan; Hanshan; Han-shan
Subject(s): Buddhism; Chinese Literature; Equality; Buddha; Buddhists


THE RETURN (2), by GEORGIA DOUGLAS JOHNSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The laws of changeless justice bind
Last Line: We march to god—abreast.
Alternate Author Name(s): Tremaine, John
Subject(s): Equality


THE WRECKAGE ON THE WALL OF EGGS, by THYLIAS MOSS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I cried over humpty-dumpty
Last Line: I think of mynas
Subject(s): Fairy Tales; Children; Eggs; Racial Equality; Weddings; Husbands; Wives


THEY ARE THE SAME, by PRISCILLA JANE THOMPSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: God's blessings all are uniform
Last Line: A soul, is gathered home.
Subject(s): Racial Equality


THOUGHT (4), by WALT WHITMAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Of equality - as if harm'd me
Last Line: Indispensable to my own rights that others possess the same.
Subject(s): Equality


TO A LITTLE COLORED BOY, by PRISCILLA JANE THOMPSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh, pure and sportive little child
Last Line: In me you have a friend.
Subject(s): African Americans - Children; Racial Equality


TOWARDS DEMOCRACY: PART 2. AMONG THE FERNS, by EDWARD CARPENTER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I lay among the ferns
Last Line: Death shall change as the light 'twixt moonset and dawn.
Subject(s): Equality; Flowers; Gardens & Gardening; Love; Nature


TOWARDS DEMOCRACY: PART 2. WHO YOU ARE I KNOW NOT, by EDWARD CARPENTER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Who you are I know not, but I have it before me that you shall know
Last Line: Voyaging—and then haply some time we shall meet.
Subject(s): Democracy; Equality


TOWARDS DEMOCRACY: PART 3. THE LAW OF EQUALITY, by EDWARD CARPENTER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: You cannot violate the law of equality for long
Last Line: And the life which is eternal.
Subject(s): Equality


TOWARDS DEMOCRACY: PART 3. THESE POPULATIONS, by EDWARD CARPENTER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: These populations
Last Line: The true the human society!
Subject(s): Democracy; Equality; Human Rights; Public Opinion


TOWARDS DEMOCRACY: PART 3. UNDERNEATH AND AFTER ALL, by EDWARD CARPENTER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There is no peace except where I am, saith the lord
Last Line: Experience emancipated.
Subject(s): Equality; Love


WHAT IF OUR NUMBERS BARELY COULD DEFY, by WILLIAM WORDSWORTH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Of a just god for liberty and right.
Subject(s): Power; Justice; Equality


WHAT WE WANT, by ELLA WHEELER WILCOX    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: All hail the dawn of a new day breaking
Last Line: We want just dividing of labour and gold.
Alternate Author Name(s): Wilson, Robert, Mrs.
Subject(s): Equality; Labor & Laborers; Nations; Work; Workers