The Book of American Negro Poetry
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The Book of American Negro Poetry

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Table of Contents
  • THE BOOK OF AMERICAN NEGRO POETRY
  • CONTENTS
    • PREFACE
  • PREFACE
  • THE BOOK OF AMERICAN NEGRO POETRY
    • A NEGRO LOVE SONG[1]
      • LITTLE BROWN BABY
      • SHIPS THAT PASS IN THE NIGHT
      • LOVER'S LANE
      • THE DEBT
      • THE HAUNTED OAK
      • WHEN DE CO'N PONE'S HOT
      • A DEATH SONG
      • NEGRO SERENADE
      • DE CUNJAH MAN
      • UNCLE EPH'S BANJO SONG
      • OL' DOC' HYAR
      • WHEN OL' SIS' JUDY PRAY
      • COMPENSATION
      • AT THE CLOSED GATE OF JUSTICE
      • PAUL LAURENCE DUNBAR
      • THE NEGRO SINGER
      • THE ROAD TO THE BOW
      • IN THE MATTER OF TWO MEN
      • AN INDIGNATION DINNER
      • DREAM AND THE SONG
      • 'WEH DOWN SOUF
      • HOG MEAT
      • DUSK SONG
      • IT WAS NOT FATE
      • A LITANY OF ATLANTA
      • DOGWOOD BLOSSOMS
      • A BUTTERFLY IN CHURCH
      • THE HILLS OF SEWANEE
      • THE FEET OF JUDAS
      • SANDY STAR AND WILLIE GEE
      • SANDY STAR
      • DEL CASCAR
      • TURN ME TO MY YELLOW LEAVES
      • IRONIC: LL.D.
      • SCINTILLA
      • SIC VITA
      • RHAPSODY
      • STANZAS FROM THE FLEDGLING BARD AND THE POETRY SOCIETY
      • O BLACK AND UNKNOWN BARDS
      • SENCE YOU WENT AWAY
      • THE CREATION
      • THE WHITE WITCH
      • MOTHER NIGHT
      • O SOUTHLAND!
      • BROTHERS
      • MISS MELERLEE
      • CALLING THE DOCTOR
      • THE CORN SONG
      • BLACK MAMMIES
      • TUSKEGEE
      • CHRISTMAS AT MELROSE
      • SUMMER MAGIC
      • THE TEACHER
      • A SONG OF THANKS
      • TIME TO DIE
      • 'ITTLE TOUZLE HEAD
      • ZALKA PEETRUZA
      • SPRIN' FEVAH
      • DE DRUM MAJAH
      • CHILDREN OF THE SUN
      • THE NEW DAY
      • TIRED
      • THE BANJO PLAYER
      • THE SCARLET WOMAN
      • THE RUBINSTEIN STACCATO ETUDE
      • THE HEART OF A WOMAN
      • YOUTH
      • LOST ILLUSIONS
      • I WANT TO DIE WHILE YOU LOVE ME
      • WELT
      • MY LITTLE DREAMS
      • THE LYNCHING
      • IF WE MUST DIE
      • TO THE WHITE FIENDS
      • THE HARLEM DANCER
      • HARLEM SHADOWS
      • AFTER THE WINTER
      • SPRING IN NEW HAMPSHIRE
      • THE TIRED WORKER
      • THE BARRIER
      • TO O. E. A.
      • FLAME-HEART
      • TWO-AN'-SIX
      • A PRAYER
      • AND WHAT SHALL YOU SAY?
      • IS IT BECAUSE I AM BLACK?
      • THE BAND OF GIDEON
      • RAIN MUSIC
      • SUPPLICATION
      • LA VIE C'EST LA VIE
      • CHRISTMAS EVE IN FRANCE
      • DEAD FIRES
      • ORIFLAMME
      • OBLIVION
      • BEFORE THE FEAST OF SHUSHAN
      • AT THE CARNIVAL
      • THE WIFE-WOMAN
      • TRANSLATION
      • DUNBAR
      • WHY ADAM SINNED
      • THE RAIN SONG
      • KEEP ME, JESUS, KEEP ME
      • WINTER IS COMING
      • SONNET
      • A LITTLE CABIN
      • NEGRO POETS
      • THE DAWN'S AWAKE!
      • THE WASHER-WOMAN
      • THE BIG BELL IN ZION
      • STAR OF ETHIOPIA
      • TWO POINTS OF VIEW
      • TO OUR FRIENDS
      • MY HERO
      • CHAUCER
      • TO A SKULL
    • LITTLE BROWN BABY
    • SHIPS THAT PASS IN THE NIGHT
    • LOVER'S LANE
    • THE DEBT
    • THE HAUNTED OAK
    • WHEN DE CO'N PONE'S HOT
    • A DEATH SONG
    • NEGRO SERENADE
    • DE CUNJAH MAN
    • UNCLE EPH'S BANJO SONG
    • OL' DOC' HYAR
    • WHEN OL' SIS' JUDY PRAY
    • COMPENSATION
    • AT THE CLOSED GATE OF JUSTICE
    • PAUL LAURENCE DUNBAR
    • THE NEGRO SINGER
    • THE ROAD TO THE BOW
    • IN THE MATTER OF TWO MEN
    • AN INDIGNATION DINNER
    • DREAM AND THE SONG
    • 'WEH DOWN SOUF
    • HOG MEAT
    • DUSK SONG
    • IT WAS NOT FATE
    • A LITANY OF ATLANTA
    • DOGWOOD BLOSSOMS
    • A BUTTERFLY IN CHURCH
    • THE HILLS OF SEWANEE
    • THE FEET OF JUDAS
    • SANDY STAR AND WILLIE GEE
    • SANDY STAR
    • DEL CASCAR
    • TURN ME TO MY YELLOW LEAVES
    • IRONIC: LL.D.
    • SCINTILLA
    • SIC VITA
    • RHAPSODY
    • STANZAS FROM THE FLEDGLING BARD AND THE POETRY SOCIETY
    • O BLACK AND UNKNOWN BARDS
    • SENCE YOU WENT AWAY
    • THE CREATION
    • THE WHITE WITCH
    • MOTHER NIGHT
    • O SOUTHLAND!
    • BROTHERS
    • MISS MELERLEE
    • CALLING THE DOCTOR
    • THE CORN SONG
    • BLACK MAMMIES
    • TUSKEGEE
    • CHRISTMAS AT MELROSE
    • SUMMER MAGIC
    • THE TEACHER
    • A SONG OF THANKS
    • TIME TO DIE
    • 'ITTLE TOUZLE HEAD
    • ZALKA PEETRUZA
    • SPRIN' FEVAH
    • DE DRUM MAJAH
    • CHILDREN OF THE SUN
    • THE NEW DAY
    • TIRED
    • THE BANJO PLAYER
    • THE SCARLET WOMAN
    • THE RUBINSTEIN STACCATO ETUDE
    • THE HEART OF A WOMAN
    • YOUTH
    • LOST ILLUSIONS
    • I WANT TO DIE WHILE YOU LOVE ME
    • WELT
    • MY LITTLE DREAMS
    • THE LYNCHING
    • IF WE MUST DIE
    • TO THE WHITE FIENDS
    • THE HARLEM DANCER
    • HARLEM SHADOWS
    • AFTER THE WINTER
    • SPRING IN NEW HAMPSHIRE
    • THE TIRED WORKER
    • THE BARRIER
    • TO O. E. A.
    • FLAME-HEART
    • TWO-AN'-SIX
    • A PRAYER
    • AND WHAT SHALL YOU SAY?
    • IS IT BECAUSE I AM BLACK?
    • THE BAND OF GIDEON
    • RAIN MUSIC
    • SUPPLICATION
    • LA VIE C'EST LA VIE
    • CHRISTMAS EVE IN FRANCE
    • DEAD FIRES
    • ORIFLAMME
    • OBLIVION
    • BEFORE THE FEAST OF SHUSHAN
    • AT THE CARNIVAL
    • THE WIFE-WOMAN
    • TRANSLATION
    • DUNBAR
    • WHY ADAM SINNED
    • THE RAIN SONG
    • KEEP ME, JESUS, KEEP ME
    • WINTER IS COMING
    • SONNET
    • A LITTLE CABIN
    • NEGRO POETS
    • THE DAWN'S AWAKE!
    • THE WASHER-WOMAN
    • THE BIG BELL IN ZION
    • STAR OF ETHIOPIA
    • TWO POINTS OF VIEW
    • TO OUR FRIENDS
    • MY HERO
    • CHAUCER
    • TO A SKULL
  • APPENDIX
    • PLÁCIDO'S SONNET TO HIS MOTHER
      • DESPIDA A MI MADRE
      • FAREWELL TO MY MOTHER
      • PLÁCIDO'S FAREWELL TO HIS MOTHER
    • DESPIDA A MI MADRE
    • FAREWELL TO MY MOTHER
    • PLÁCIDO'S FAREWELL TO HIS MOTHER
  • BIOGRAPHICAL INDEX OF AUTHORS
  • INDEX OF TITLES
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