Wise Poets- Ella Wheeler Wilcox – Protest

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Ella Wheeler Wilcox (November 5, 1850–October 30, 1919) To sin by silence, when we should protest,Makes cowards out of men. The human raceHas climbed on protest. Had no voice been raisedAgainst injustice, ignorance, and lust,The inquisition yet would serve the law,And guillotines decide our least disputes.The few who dare, must speak and speak againTo right …