What is the title of the famous poem displayed at the site of the Statue of Liberty?
The New Colossus
You might not be familiar with this poem’s title, but you’re almost certainly familiar with its most famous lines: “Give me your tired, your poor/Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.” Ah, now you get it! This all-American ode, which is an example of the sonnet form, was written by Emma Lazarus on Nov. 2, 1883. Go ahead and impress all of your English major friends with that one! Source: National Park Service
“The New Colossus” is a sonnet that American poet Emma Lazarus wrote in 1883 to raise money for the construction of the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty. Originally published: 1883. Author: Emma Lazarus