Who is Angela Morgan

Angela Morgan (c. 1875 – January 24, 1957) was an American poet. Her given name at birth was Nina Lillian, which she later changed to Angela.

Life

Nina Lillian Morgan was born in about 1875, either in Washington, D.C., or in Yazoo County, Mississippi. Her father was Albert T. Morgan, a Northern abolitionist who moved to Yazoo City, Mississippi after the Civil War and became a state senator. Her mother was Carrie Highgate, an "Octoroon" member of a prominent family in Syracuse, New York; her eldest sister was Edmonia Highgate. Their interracial marriage was considered scandalous in Reconstruction-era Mississippi by white racists.Her family lived in Washington from 1876 to 1885, and then moved to Lawrence, Kansas, and later to Topeka, Kansas. In 1890 her father lef...
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Angela Morgan Poems

  • In Spite Of War
    In spite of war, in spite of death,
    In spite of all man's sufferings,
    Something within me laughs and sings
    And I must praise with all my breath....
  • Choice
    I'd rather have the thought of you
    To hold against my heart,
    My spirit to be taught of you
    With west winds blowing,...
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Spirit 2 Claim 1 Live 1 Courage 1 Breath 1 Comfort 1 Thought 1 Hold 1 Warm 1 Choice 1


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Holson_sheryl: okay so the way i'm understanding it one of them is on trial for possible murder of a pregnant woman by the name angela morgan is that correct?
Iphyusa: angela levin and her fellow witches went on tv and lied about how harry and meghan will be thrown out by other members of the royal family. she and her mate piers morgan told meghan to go home (which means they’re calling the queen stupid) while mourning her grandmother in-law.
Andrewmoriarty: angela levin is a tedious hag. she is just piers morgan in pearls.
Itsflowers2: meli'sa morgan and alyson williams and miki howard and regina belle and angela winbush and stephanie mills and anita baker and vesta williams and sharon bryant and jean carne and patti, phyllis, gladys and chaka khan and and.. 80s female vocalists were on fire...
Paulobr30272797: spot on james. there is no patriotism in the vile hate directed at h& m led by the likes of angela levin, p morgan & their sources as they shamelessly cash in on the back of it. bm have been well & truly exposed for the scum they are this week.
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The gods let slip that fiendish grip
Upon me last week Sunday-
No fiercer storm than racked my form
E'er swept the Bay of Fundy;
But now, good-by
To drugs, say I-
Good-by to gnawing sorrow;
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