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Vachel Lindsay

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Except the Christ be born again tonight In dreams of all men, saints and sons of shame, The world will never see his kingdom bright.

— Vachel Lindsay


We left you there, lonely, Beauty your power, Wisdom your watchman, To hold the clay tower. from 'The Tale of the Tiger Tree

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You can't crush ideas by suppressing them. You can only crush them by ignoring them.

— Vachel Lindsay

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I am unjust, but I can strive for justice. My life's unkind, but I can vote for kindness. I, the unloving, say life should be lovely. I, that am blind, cry out against my blindness.

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To live in mankind is far more than to live in a name.

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He gained money by doing odd jobs throughout but in general earned very little during his travels. Desperate for money to meet the growing demands of his growing family Lindsay undertook an exhausting string of readings throughout the East and Midwest that lasted from October 1928 through March 1929. Lindsay's grave lies in Oak Ridge Cemetery.

His reputation was high enough to enable him to befriend encourage and mentor other poets such as Langston Hughes and Sara Teasdale. Nicholas Vachel Lindsay (November 10 1879 – December 5 1931) was an American poet.

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