He drew a circle that shut me out —
Heretic, rebel, a thing to flout.
But love and I had the wit to win:
We drew a circle that took him in.
We have committed the Golden Rule to memory; let us now commit it to life
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|Birth:||23rd April, 1852|
|Death:||7th March, 1940|
Edwin Markham was born in Oregon City, Oregon, USA. He was an American poet. In 1872 he graduated from San Jose State Normal School and in 1873 finished his studies of classics at Christian College in Santa Rosa. His most famous poem, "The Man with the Hoe," which accented laborers' hardships, was first presented at a public poetry reading in 1898. In 1922, Markham's poem "Lincoln, the Man of the People" was selected from 250 entries to be read at the dedication of the Lincoln Memorial.
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