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Shadow On The Earth
by L. G. Figgins
Sunday, February 13, 2005
Rated "G" by the Author.
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"The mission of theatre, after all, is to change, to raise the consciousness of people to their human possibilities..."


I write to cast a light
on the architects of the American Dream
I grab them by the neck
shake the injustice out of their thick, capitalistic skulls
I live in an occupied country
You won't find me testifying
against my collegues
The critics are as blind as McCarthy
Yesterday I was the greatest living playwright
Today I'm a "has-been"
My plays are poetry
You have no souls, no respect
for the struggle for liberty
Tell me, just what was the price for your conscience?

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Reviewed by Dale Clark
Is that not something, ah so enlightening.
Reviewed by A Serviceable Villain

Arthur Miller - the quintessential playright ... you have once again entertained us with a poetic masterpiece ... stunning!!

Best to you,

Reviewed by C. McGovern-Bowen
This piece cuts to the core, Linda. Well said. Miller's contribution will shed its Light for many a year to come...
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader)
Reviewed by Phillip William Allen
Well penned
Reviewed by Paul Williams
Excellent Linda...I'm glad you sought to regocognise this man and his wonderful work, he opened the eyes and ears of many...just a shame that there are those who refuse to listen or see.
Thank you for reviewing my work.

Reviewed by Dave Harm
STRONG, powerful write...
Reviewed by Judy Lloyd (Reader)
Well I think that his works have lived after him and he was a wonderful playwright.
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