Walt Whitman is a famous American poet, often called the father of “free verse,” who wrote during the time of urbanization in America.
“America the Beautiful” is a famous patriotic American song written by Katharine Lee Bates with an accompanying hymn tune by Samuel A. Ward. Originally written in 1893 when Bates was inspired by trave
“The New Colossus” is a poem by Emma Lazarus that was published in 1883. It describes the millions of immigrants who came to America through the port of New York City at Ellis Island.
Carl Sandburg (1878-1967) was an American poet and writer who won three Pulitzer Prizes in his lifetime. “I am the people, the mob” was published in Chicago Poems in 1916 alongside a collection of poe