Fifty years & Other Poems
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Fifty years & Other Poems

By James Weldon Johnson
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  • FIFTY YEARS & OTHER POEMS
  • BY
  • JAMES WELDON JOHNSON
    • AUTHOR OF
      • "THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF AN EX-COLORED MAN," ETC.
    • "THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF AN EX-COLORED MAN," ETC.
    • With an Introduction by
  • BRANDER MATTHEWS
    • THE CORNHILL COMPANY BOSTON 1917
    • To
  • G. N. F.
  • ACKNOWLEDGMENT
  • CONTENTS
  • INTRODUCTION
  • FIFTY YEARS & OTHER POEMS
    • FIFTY YEARS
    • 1863-1913
  • TO AMERICA
  • O BLACK AND UNKNOWN BARDS
  • O SOUTHLAND!
  • To HORACE BUMSTEAD
  • THE COLOR SERGEANT
    • (On an Incident at the Battle of San Juan Hill)
  • THE BLACK MAMMY
  • FATHER, FATHER ABRAHAM
    • (On the Anniversary of Lincoln's Birth)
  • BROTHERS
  • FRAGMENT
  • THE WHITE WITCH
  • MOTHER NIGHT
  • THE YOUNG WARRIOR
  • THE GLORY OF THE DAY WAS IN HER FACE
  • SONNET
    • (From the Spanish of Pl├ícido)
  • FROM THE SPANISH
  • FROM THE GERMAN OF UHLAND
  • BEFORE A PAINTING
  • I HEAR THE STARS STILL SINGING
  • GIRL OF FIFTEEN
  • THE SUICIDE
  • DOWN BY THE CARIB SEA
    • I
    • Sunrise in the Tropics
    • II
    • Los Cigarillos
    • III
    • Teestay
    • IV
    • The Lottery Girl
    • V
    • The Dancing Girl
    • VI
    • Sunset in the Tropics
  • AND THE GREATEST OF THESE IS WAR
  • A MID-DAY DREAMER
  • THE TEMPTRESS
  • GHOSTS OF THE OLD YEAR
  • THE GHOST OF DEACON BROWN
  • "LAZY"
  • OMAR
  • DEEP IN THE QUIET WOOD
  • VOLUPTAS
  • THE WORD OF AN ENGINEER
  • LIFE
  • SLEEP
  • PRAYER AT SUNRISE
  • THE GIFT TO SING
  • MORNING, NOON AND NIGHT
  • HER EYES TWIN POOLS
  • THE AWAKENING
  • BEAUTY THAT IS NEVER OLD
  • VENUS IN A GARDEN
  • VASHTI
  • THE REWARD
  • JINGLES & CROONS
  • SENCE YOU WENT AWAY
  • MA LADY'S LIPS AM LIKE DE HONEY
    • (Negro Love Song)
  • TUNK
    • (A Lecture on Modern Education)
  • NOBODY'S LOOKIN' BUT DE OWL AND DE MOON
    • (A Negro Serenade)
  • YOU'S SWEET TO YO' MAMMY JES DE SAME
    • (Lullaby)
  • A PLANTATION BACCHANAL
  • JULY IN GEORGY
  • A BANJO SONG
  • ANSWER TO PRAYER
  • DAT GAL O' MINE
  • THE SEASONS
  • 'POSSUM SONG
    • (A Warning)
  • BRER RABBIT, YOU'S DE CUTES' OF 'EM ALL
  • AN EXPLANATION
  • DE LITTLE PICKANINNY'S GONE TO SLEEP
  • THE RIVALS
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