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Anna Hazare

Name at birth: Kisan Baburao HazareAnna Hazare is the activist whose hunger strike in 2011 forced the Indian parliament to consider a serious anti-corruption bill after decades of delay. The moment ca…

Branch, Anna Hempstead

Branch, Anna Hempstead[1875-1937](3)Born at Hempstead House, New London, Conn. Graduated from Smith College in 1897 and from the American Academy of Dramatic Art, in New York City, in 1900. …

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Poetry resources and poetry in the public domain compiled by David Johnson Follow, poet, follow right To the bottom of the night, With your unconstraining voice Still persuade us t…

Anna Hempstead Branch: The Name

The NameAnna Hempstead BranchWhen I come back from secret dreams In gardens deep and fair, How very curious it seems — This mortal name I bear.For by this name I make their bread And trim t…

Anna Hempstead Branch: Dream

DreamAnna Hempstead BranchBut now the Dream has come again, the world is as of old. Once more I feel about my breast the heartening splendors fold. Now I am back in that good place from which …

Anna Hempstead Branch: Songs for my Mother

Songs for my MotherAnna Hempstead BranchHer HandsMy mother's hands are cool and fair, They can do anything. Delicate mercies hide them there Like flowers in the spring.When I was small and c…

Anna Hempstead Branch: The Monk in the Kitchen

The Monk in the KitchenAnna Hempstead BranchIOrder is a lovely thing; On disarray it lays its wing, Teaching simplicity to sing. It has a meek and lowly grace, Quiet as a nun's face. Lo — I wi…

Anna Hempstead Branch: Grieve not, Ladies

Grieve not, LadiesAnna Hempstead BranchOh, grieve not, Ladies, if at night Ye wake to feel your beauty going. It was a web of frail delight, Inconstant as an April snowing.In other eyes, in …