Jeremiah Crane


The Learned White Man - Poem by Jeremiah Crane

The learned white man approached
the young brave
with determination and assurance in his cause.
'Young Savage.' he said
'You are a brave and mighty warrior
but unlearned and backwards in thought.
I will show you the way of the white man.
Intelligent and civil.'

'Ayiyiyiyay.' hollered the young brave,
his tribes bravest,
before burying his tomahawk
in the learned white man's brow.

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  • Kelly Kurt (8/31/2015 3:12:00 PM)


    Not as learned as he thought. Fun poem, Jeremiah (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, August 31, 2015

Poem Edited: Monday, August 31, 2015


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