Children's Literature

Child Labor

Gilman, Charlotte Perkins

First Published: 19??
Source: The Cry for Justice: An Anthology of the Literature of Social Protest, Edited by Upton Sinclair, John C. Winston Company, 1915
HTML Markup: For in 2001.

No fledgling feeds the fatherbird,
No chicken feeds the hen,
No kitten mouses for the cat --
This glory is for men.

We are the wisest, strongest race:
Long may our praise be sung --
The only animal alive
That lives upon its young!