Comments about Sidney Lanier

Click to write a comment about Sidney Lanier

MGMAdvertiser: Contributors sent in about 9,000 new name suggestions for Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee and Sidney Lanier high schools. 

UPTOWNmagazine: The City of Fairfax school board voted unanimously to rename the Sidney Lanier Middle School in mathematician Katherine Johnson’s honor.

TheLovePoet: Music is love in search of a word. ~ Sidney Lanier

ForsythCoGov: TODAY: Buford Dam Rd. will be temporarily closed for maintenance between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 8:

plastic_bio: On Whitman - His poetry refreshed me like harsh salt spray. - Sidney Lanier

charlene6115: New artwork for sale! - "Fireworks Lake Sidney Lanier Atlanta Georgia" -

ForsythCoGov: REMINDER: Buford Dam Rd. will be temporarily closed for maintenance between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 8:

ElinSilveous: “The former Sidney Lanier Middle School in Fairfax County held a renaming ceremony Friday.” Once named after Confederate solider, Virgina middle school renamed after NASA's Katherine Johnson - ABC News

WSBT: The former Sidney Lanier Middle School, once named for the poet and Confederate States Army soldier, has been renamed in honor of NASA Mathematician Katherine Johnson.

7NewsDC: The former Sidney Lanier Middle School in Fairfax, once named for the poet and Confederate States Army soldier, has been renamed in honor of NASA mathematician and "Hidden Figure" Katherine Johnson.

wchs8fox11: The former Sidney Lanier Middle School, once named for the poet and Confederate States Army soldier, has been renamed in honor of NASA Mathematician and West Virginia native Katherine Johnson.

7NewsDC: The former Sidney Lanier Middle School, once named for the poet and Confederate States Army soldier, has been renamed in honor of NASA Mathematician Katherine Johnson.

katebellows: Today in hometown news: Katherine Johnson Middle School, previously named for Confederate soldier and poet Sidney Lanier, held a renaming and ribbon-cutting ceremony this morning. Several members of the NASA scientist's family were there.

ForsythCoGov: ROAD CLOSURE: Buford Dam Rd. will be temporarily closed for maintenance between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 8:

DavidCranmerUn1: trumpet flower. After visiting the house, Sidney Lanier wrote a poem called "Under the Cedarcroft Chestnut" about a tree there that was alleged to be 800 years old. Taylor died in Germany on December 19, 1878.[4] The home remained in the Taylor family until 1882, when his widow

tallyjuice: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Sidney Moncrief Oscar Robertson Giannis Antetokounmpo Ray Allen Bob Lanier

dallasschools: As part of our ongoing commitment to educate all students, we discovered a backlog of about 2,000 unprocessed evaluations and referrals for Special Education services. We are working through the backlog as quickly & transparently as possible. Details:

LoveCarousel: [My Desire is round] by Sidney Lanier

LiteraryRob: I find my poetry now wholly unsatisfactory in consequence of a certain haunting impatience: Sidney Lanier struggles with both his health and writer's block, May 26, 1877 --

BigFaceSportss: Class Of 2023 Tacaris Bozeman Height:5’10 Weight:180 Gpa:2.43 School:Sidney Lanier High School City:Montgomery State:Alabama Position:Rb/Ath

KillDeLaKey: they should change the name of sidney lanier elementary

BlakeAued: Fun fact: In Montgomery, AL (60% Black, school district is probably 90% Black), there are high schools named after Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee and Sidney Lanier, the poet laureate of the Confederacy.

MGMAdvertiser: Class of 2021: Lanier High graduation in photos

sethmakaveli: I’m more offended that I went to a school named after a Confederate Army Poet “Sidney Lanier” in Dallas. I did not know that about him.

MGMAdvertiser: Class of 2021: Lanier High graduation in photos

charlene6115: New artwork for sale! - "Autumn - Lake Sidney Lanier Georgia" -

KoDrea0823: “Music is love in search of a word.” – Sidney Lanier KOBIE FOR SAVESIT MV

plastic_bio: 'Daring with my poem 'Special Pleading' to give myself such freedom as I desired, in my own style' - Sidney Lanier

benfordisd: Join Dallas ISD’s budget town hall this week to provide input on how to utilize the relief funding to support better outcomes for students!

Deckard20191: 'Swinehood hath no remedy.' Sidney Lanier, I think.

DrElenaSHill: Registering for Dallas ISD PreK is as easy as 1,2,3! 1. Gather required documents 2. Complete application at

SUVPlaza: SUV being towed by truck careens over side of Sidney Lanier Bridge - WJXT News4JAX

SUVwatch: SUV being towed by truck careens over side of Sidney Lanier Bridge - WJXT News4JAX

momentous: Empathy is a vital tool that everyone has access to.

wjxt4: Video shared with News4Jax by a driver shows an SUV that plummeted over the side of the Sidney Lanier Bridge on Thursday evening.

Sidney_Lanier_: Parent PTO & SBDM Meeting It's never too late to join- for new and existing families! Thursday May 13, 4:30-5:30 ID: 881 2237 4326 Passcode: 942111

arthurprescott: Another Lake Lanier Area Home Just Purchased With Arthur Prescott and Lake Sidney Lanier Homes! Welcome Home To 3479 Davis Bridge Road In Gainesville, Georgia!

wjxt4: According to a man in the video who was at the scene when police arrived, the SUV was being towed and no one was inside.

ALNewsNetwork: The Montgomery Public School system is Currently working on changing the names of three of the high schools. Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee and Sidney Lanier are all names of notable confederate men.

EINTruckNews: SUV being towed by truck careens over side of Sidney Lanier Bridge

RuthServenSmith: Montgomery is asking for renaming suggestions for three high schools named after Confederate leaders Jefferson Davis, Robert E Lee, and soldier Sidney Lanier.

aldotcom: Montgomery's school board is taking suggestions for new names for Jefferson Davis High School, Robert E. Lee High School and Sidney Lanier High School.

BrandonOSports: Talk about a crazy softball game:

RayNeutron: lake lanier is named for a musician turned confederate soldier sidney lanier so yea

MikeOlbinski: A moment of zen from my brief trip to Sea Island, Georgia this past week…lovely sunset on Wednesday night looking at the Sidney Lanier Bridge.

benfordisd: Dallas ISD is in search of additional community members to join the Racial Equity Advisory Council! Sign up today at:

Sidney_Lanier_: Attention District 7! Sidney Lanier (Soon to be Jesus Moroles Vanguard for the Arts) is beginning the process of searching for a new principal! If you or someone you know is interested in serving on the principal selection panel, please message Ben Mackey!

1inStripes: Holy Poop.

aldotcom: A 46-45 softball game between Park Crossing and Sidney Lanier sets numerous AHSAA records and lasts almost five hours.

mgmsports: 91 runs, 65 walks and nearly 5 hours: The craziest game in Alabama high school softball history

mgmsports: 91 runs, 65 walks and nearly 5 hours: The craziest game in Alabama high school softball history

MGMAdvertiser: 91 runs, 65 walks and nearly 5 hours: The craziest game in Alabama high school softball history

ccbama: Park Crossing and Sidney Lanier established a number of AHSAA records Wednesday in the Thunderbirds’ 46-45 softball victory over the Poets in the Class 6A, Area 3 tourney at Lagoon Park in Montgomery. It lasted almost five hours.

AStacyLong: Two Park Crossing pitchers combined on a five-hitter in Wednesday's 46-45 win over Sidney Lanier. Starter threw 279 pitches for 82 strikes.

TailgateTalkAL: AHSAA records broken all over the place by Park Crossing-Sidney Lanier SB

xtramancardsusa: Wild Alabama HS softball game features a combined 91 runs, 65 walks

cityofpalms1: Alabama high school team WALKS 42 BATTERS and hits 13 others in a 7-inning softball game ... and still wins, 46-45.

MaxwinsRacing: Almost five hours after Park Crossing scored 11 first inning runs against Sidney Lanier i...

usatodayhss: Wild Alabama HS softball game features a combined 91 runs, 65 walks

wtlsradio: Wild Alabama HS softball game features a combined 91 runs, 65 walks

AHSAAUpdates: Park Crossing, Sidney Lanier Establish Numerous Records in Marathon 46-45 Softball Game Wednesday

donovanreyno1ds: By 1956, the land was flooded with 625B gals of water to form the lake and was fully formed & completed by 1957. The dedication was held in October of ‘57 & the lake was named after Confederate Army poet Sidney Lanier, writer of “The Song of the Chattahoochee”.

Sidney_Lanier_: Hope you had a wonderful Wednesday and a happy Cinco de Mayo!!

sheepsemen: For PG I would have to go with Mark Price SG Sidney Moncrief or Mitch Richmond SF Rick Barry PF Jermaine O’Neal (was a beast in his prime before injuries) HM: Bob McAdoo C Bob Lanier

JMUcampushist: A means of promoting the Lost Cause mythology, they were integral to the school’s culture for the next thirty years. Sidney Lanier, a private in the Confederate army, became a noted Southern poet, musician, and literature professor at Johns Hopkins after the war. 3/

Sidney_Lanier_: This week is Teacher Appreciation Week! Join us in making this week special for our teachers.

Jaison96: I'm at Sidney Lanier Bridge in Brunswick, GA

si_npg: James S. Cummins, Sidney Lanier, c. 1875

yb_lijah: Elijah White 6'2" Guard Sidney Lanier HS | Montgomery, AL

jfoster58: Literary footnote: "On April 26, 1870, (Sidney) Lanier gave a public speech, the 'Confederate Memorial Address'...''We shall bear our load of wrong & injury...To-day we are here for love & not for hate. To-day we are here for harmony & not for discord'."

mwood63: Sunset over St. Simon Island. (Sidney Lanier Bridge on the horizon… and on the left, work continues to remove the capsized car carrier, Golden Ray, which sunk in September 2019)

LiteraryRob: In the many-voiced memories that flock into this day: Sidney Lanier's "Confederate Memorial Address" called for peace and tranquility, April 26, 1870 --

Greebohobbes: "Then the king ran towards Sir Mordred, crying, 'Traitor, now is thy death day come.'" N. C. Wyeth illustration for Sidney Lanier's The Boy's King Arthur (1922)

Greebohobbes: He rode his way with the Queen unto Joyous Gard. N. C. Wyeth's illustration of Launcelot and Guenevere for The Boy's King Arthur, abridged from Le Morte d'Arthur by Sidney Lanier (1922)

ICanReadDallas: On-line registration for FREE PREK is open now! Visit

Page_Upon_Page: Sidney Lanier (Published: 1905) Full text:

arthurprescott: Another Lake Lanier Waterfront Home Just Purchased With Lake Sidney Lanier Homes! Welcome Home To 4115 Sinclair Shores Road In Cumming, Georgia On Lake Lanier! Click Here For More Details

daviddulay2401: Music is love in search of a word.” – Sidney Lanier PAJAMA TALK WITH JCPAO

LiteraryRob: Bugaboos, and hobgoblins, and men under the bed: Sidney Lanier, a Southerner, made his way to New York to find a publisher for his novel in the post-Civil War years, April 16, 1867 --

trebla_art: A couple years ago I went back to my high-school Sidney Lanier to talk to the kids about chasing their dreams.

chickoeschick: Support Sidney Lanier High School pop up store!!

adam_pink_disd: I would like to send a special shout-out to all of our assistant principals! We couldn't do what we do without you! You are the glue that holds it together. Your commitment, resilience, and adaptability to the ever-changing demands placed on you are worthy of recognition!

JonesKandes: Join us tonight for Fam Jam from 5-7!! QR code below. See you there!

Sidney_Lanier_: Join tonight from 5-7pm! Want information??? We got you.. See you there!!

Sidney_Lanier_: Dallas ISD is asking parents to let us know their opinions about their children’s schools and other topics that will help us improve schools and the district overall. You can share your opinions by responding to the 2021 Parent Survey:

dallasisdvpa: SPREAD THE WORD! WHAT: 2021 VIRTUAL Dallas Winds BAND CAMP WHEN: JUNE 22-25, 2021 ~ 9AM-12PM COST: FREE WHO: Any Currently Enrolled Dallas ISD Band Student TO REGISTER GO TO:

LiteraryRob: Thy name shall shine, thy fame shall glow! Sidney Lanier completed his poem "Centennial Ode" on April 4, 1876. With it, he hoped to reunite the people of North and South in the post-Civil War years --

MimbsPhotograph: Sidney Lanier At Sunset in Black and White Good Night, Sleep Well

JRiversWard1: Sidney Lanier Jr High memories right here...

dallasschools: This Friday, April 2 and next Monday, April 5 will remain inclement weather off days for students and campus staff. These will be regular work days for Central Staff.

DrElenaSHill: The 2021-2022 on-line application to register for PreK is now open! Start your child on the path to success—enroll in Dallas ISD PreK today! Visit

plastic_bio: My principle is, the artist shall put forth, humbly & lovingly, without bitterness, the very best & highest that is within him,utterly regardless of contemporary criticism. - Sidney Lanier

LostToCovid: Yanel Ramirez - 30, from FB post appears she died around March 23, 2021. 4th Grade Teacher, Sidney Lanier Expressive Arts Vanguard, Dallas School District, TX. Her family came from Mexico as soon as admitted; unable to comfort her as already intubated.

CailinCeltic: Thus the main and cordial current Of our love sets over sea, Tender,comely,valiant Ireland, Songful,soulful,sorrowful Ireland, Streaming warm to comfort thee. Ireland -- Sidney Lanier Images- Google PicFinder

uilciande: Dallas trustees voted unanimously to rename John Ireland Elementary, Sidney Lanier Expressive Arts Vanguard and John H. Reagan Elementary, exchanging their Confederate namesakes for new names honoring a civil rights activist, a Texas-born sculptor and Bishop Arts neighborhood.

ellierosetx: There are at least two other high schools in Texas with Sidney Lanier's namesake. I wonder what precedence this sets.

snddev: John Ireland Elementary, Sidney Lanier Expressive Arts Vanguard and John H. Reagan Elementary will all be renamed.

wfaa: John Ireland Elementary, Sidney Lanier Expressive Arts Vanguard and John H. Reagan Elementary will all be renamed.

LiteraryRob: Music is love in search of a word: Sidney Lanier on writing his poem "The Symphony," March 24, 1875 --



Write your comment about Sidney Lanier


Alan banish: Protesters in montgery Alabama want Sidney Lanier high schools name to be changed, they incorrrctly called lanier a confederate leader, I relate to the protesters as I'm sure Lanier would have, I hope they do some research and let the school name be,

Poem of the day

William Blake Poem
The Little Black Boy
 by William Blake

My mother bore me in the southern wild,
And I am black, but O! my soul is white.
White as an angel is the English child:
But I am black as if bereav'd of light.

My mother taught me underneath a tree
And sitting down before the heat of day.
She took me on her lap and kissed me,
...

Read complete poem

Popular Poets