J.C. Squire Poems

J.C. Squire was a British writer who is best remembered as the editor of the London Mercury. He was also a poet and historian. Throughout the First World War, he wrote satirical poems while reviewing for the New Statesman. He collected essays in If It Had Happened Otherwise, a series of alternative histories. Read more of J.C. Squire’s Biography.

There was an Indian

by J.C. Squire

‘There was an Indian’ by J.C. Squire describes the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the new world and the reaction of one Native American man. 

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