- Wishing Bridge
John Greenleaf Whittier
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Volunteers bring you 17 recordings of The Wishing Bridge by John Greenleaf Whittier.
This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for July 7, 2019.
John Greenleaf Whittier was an American Quaker poet and advocate of the abolition of slavery in the United States. Frequently listed as one of the Fireside Poets, he was influenced by the Scottish poet Robert Burns.