Although many things in life change, the feelings and themes of art often remain the same.
These writers are all separated by decades or even centuries, but can you tell who wrote these lines?
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Aw, my heart is full of cares but that music playin’ upstairs is for me.
– Langston Hughes, “Black Maria”
Let the dark cover me and hold me tight, hear the words in my sleep close your eyes for a second life within.
– Ed Sheeran, “Last Night”
Tomorrow I wake with second wind and strong because of pride. I know I fought with all my heart to keep the dream alive.
– Tupac Shakur, “And 2Morrow”
But if you still refuse to go, I’ll never let you rest, but haunt you with reproachful song. Oh! Wicked Mr. Best!
– Jane Austen, “Oh! Mr Best You’ve Very Bad”