Sarah Norcliffe Cleghorn (1876 - 1959)
Sarah Norcliffe Cleghorn (February 4, 1876-April 4, 1959) was a miniaturist poet associated with the American Naturalist literary movement. Cleghorn's poetry is largely didactic in nature, serving to illustrate Christian Socialist values and progressive political and social principles. Her most widely known poem "The Golf Links" is an ironic and satirical look at child labor. Her first volume of poetry, Portraits and Protests was published in 1917 and her second, Peace and Freedom in 1945.
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