Daily Archives: June 6, 2011

1954 Indiana High School Basketball Champions: ‘Hoosiers’

The 1954 Milan High School Indians were the Indiana state high school basketball champions in 1954. With an enrollment of only 161, the Indians were the smallest school ever to win a single-class state basketball title in Indiana. The team … Continue reading

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“Somewhere I Have Never Travelled”, by E. E. Cummings

Somewhere I Have Never Travelled by E. E. Cummings (1894-1962) somewhere i have never travelled, gladly beyond any experience, your eyes have their silence: in your most frail gesture are things which enclose me, or which i cannot touch because … Continue reading

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“Among School Children” by William Butler Yeats

William Butler Yeats Among School Children I I walk through the long schoolroom questioning; A kind old nun in a white hood replies; The children learn to cipher and to sing, To study reading-books and histories, To cut and sew, … Continue reading

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“Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night” by Dylan Thomas

Dylan Thomas reads his poem Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night by Dylan Thomas (1914-1953) Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at … Continue reading

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Arena – Dylan Thomas From Grave to Cradle (BBC 2003)

Source: Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dylan_Thomas Dylan Marlais Thomas (27 October 1914 – 9 November 1953) was a Welsh-born poet and writer who wrote exclusively in English. In addition to poetry, he wrote short stories and scripts for film and radio, which he … Continue reading

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Invictus – Poem That Inspired A Nation

“Invictus ” is a short poem by the English poet William Ernest Henley (1849-1903). It was written in 1875 and first published in 1888. Nelson Mandela had the poem written on a scrap of paper on his prison cell while … Continue reading

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