Category Archives: Poetry

“I Have A Dream”

Martin Luther King Jr’s famous “I have a dream” speech is protected by copyright.  Because it is only 50 years old, it would not be in the Public Domain today, even under PD56 rules, so I’m cheating a little by … Continue reading

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Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats

T.S. Eliot’s collection of poems entitled Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats is best known today as the basis for the mega-hit musical Cats.  The poems were originally written for his godchildren, whimsically inventing a society and psychology for the … Continue reading

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