A Poem for Liberty

Karapetkova, Holly
January 2009
Statue of Liberty (978-1-60472-345-8);2009, p26
Book Chapter
Information on a poem for the Statue of Liberty from a chapter of the book "Statue of Liberty" is presented. Poet Emma Lazarus was asked to compose a poem for the statue as the writings of famous U.S. authors were sold to raise for money in 1883. She wrote a poem entitled "The New Colossus," which envisions the statue welcoming immigrants to the U.S.


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