Treasure Island

Lola Ridge

(December 12, 1873- May 19, 1941 / Dublin)

Poems of Lola Ridge

1. A Memory 4/21/2010
2. A Toast 4/21/2010
3. A Worn Rose 4/21/2010
4. After Storm 2/8/2012
5. Altitude 2/8/2012
6. An Old Workman 2/8/2012
7. Art And Life 4/21/2010
8. Babel 4/21/2010
9. Betty 2/8/2012
10. Bowery Afternoon 4/21/2010
11. Broadway 4/21/2010
12. Brooklyn Bridge 2/8/2012
13. Cactus Seed 2/8/2012
14. Celia 2/8/2012
15. Comrades 2/8/2012
16. Dawn Wind 4/21/2010
17. Debris 4/21/2010
18. Dedication 4/21/2010
19. Dispossessed 4/21/2010
20. Dreams 4/21/2010

A Toast

Not your martyrs anointed of heaven -
The ages are red where they trod -
But the Hunted - the world's bitter leaven -
Who smote at your imbecile God -

A being to pander and fawn to,
To propitiate, flatter and dread
As a thing that your souls are in pawn to,
A Dealer who traffics the dead;

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