Lola Ridge Poems

Lola Ridge, born Rose Emily Ridge, was an Irish poet who studied painting in her youth. She began writing poetry when she was at the Sydney Art School Julien Ashton. Her work was often related to the working classes, and she was politically active in New York. Read more of Lola Ridge’s Biography.

A Memory

by Lola Ridge

‘A Memory’ by Lola Ridge describes a speaker’s memories of a specific emotional night she spent with the listener on the shore of a tropic sea.

The Dream

by Lola Ridge

‘The Dream’ by Lola Ridge depicts the degradation of nature and the filthy environment around the poet. Massive industrialization causes

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