Upton Sinclair, ed. (18781968). The Cry for Justice: An Anthology of the Literature of Social Protest. 1915.
To the United States Senate
By Vachel Lindsay
(Poet and minstrel of Springfield, Illinois, 18791931; has tramped over many parts of the United States with his leaflet of Rhymes to be Traded for Bread. He has rediscovered the Homeric chant, and poured into it the life of the Middle West. Upon the arrival of the news that the United States Senate had declared the election of William Lorimer good and valid)
AND must the Senator from Illinois
Be this squat thing, with blinking, half-closed eyes?