Poets | Poem of the Day | Top 40 | Search | Comments | Privacy
January 23rd, 2017 - we have 234 poets, 8,025 poems and 318,657 comments.
Vachel Lindsay - The Leaden-Eyed

Let not young souls be smothered out before
They do quaint deeds and fully flaunt their pride.
It is the world's one crime its babes grow dull,
Its poor are ox-like, limp and leaden-eyed.
Not that they starve; but starve so dreamlessly,
Not that they sow, but that they seldom reap,
Not that they serve, but have no gods to serve,
Not that they die, but that they die like sheep. 

Share |

Added: Jun 15 2005 | Viewed: 832 times | Comments and analysis of The Leaden-Eyed by Vachel Lindsay Comments (294)

The Leaden-Eyed - Comments and Information

Poet: Vachel Lindsay
Poem: The Leaden-Eyed
Poem of the Day: Oct 17 2010

Comment 294 of 294, added on November 26th, 2016 at 11:17 PM.

HRJ6aj It as exhausting to seek out knowledgeable individuals on this subject, but you sound like you understand what you are speaking about! Thanks

suba bob from Canada
Comment 293 of 294, added on March 14th, 2016 at 8:14 AM.

wholesale mlb jerseys from china promo code for nhl shop coupons
for nfl shop; Raina,

wholesale mlb jerseys from china promo code for nnhl shop coupons for nfl shop; Raina, from Switzerland
Comment 292 of 294, added on February 29th, 2016 at 7:46 PM.

devRat Im thankful for the blog post. Want more.

cocoservice from Fiji

Are you looking for more information on this poem? Perhaps you are trying to analyze it? The poem, The Leaden-Eyed, has received 294 comments. Click here to read them, and perhaps post a comment of your own.

Poem Info

Lindsay Info
Copyright © 2000-2015 Gunnar Bengtsson. All Rights Reserved. Links