Upton Sinclair, ed. (18781968).
The Cry for Justice: An Anthology of the Literature of Social Protest. 1915.
|The Pinch of Poverty|
By Francis Thompson
(English poet, 18591907, who lived neglected and died in misery)
|TIS the convinced belief of mankind that to make a poet sing you must pinch his belly, as if the Almighty had constructed him like a certain rudimentary vocal doll.|| 1|