The Book of American Negro Poetry eBook

This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 109 pages of information about The Book of American Negro Poetry.
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PREFACE1
PREFACE2
THE BOOK OF AMERICAN NEGRO POETRY24
LITTLE BROWN BABY24
SHIPS THAT PASS IN THE NIGHT25
LOVER’S LANE25
THE DEBT25
THE HAUNTED OAK26
WHEN DE CO’N PONE’S HOT26
A DEATH SONG27
NEGRO SERENADE27
DE CUNJAH MAN28
UNCLE EPH’S BANJO SONG28
OL’ DOC’ HYAR28
WHEN OL’ SIS’ JUDY PRAY29
COMPENSATION29
AT THE CLOSED GATE OF JUSTICE30
PAUL LAURENCE DUNBAR30
THE NEGRO SINGER31
THE ROAD TO THE BOW31
IN THE MATTER OF TWO MEN31
AN INDIGNATION DINNER32
DREAM AND THE SONG33
’WEH DOWN SOUF33
HOG MEAT33
DUSK SONG34
IT WAS NOT FATE35
A LITANY OF ATLANTA35
DOGWOOD BLOSSOMS37
A BUTTERFLY IN CHURCH37
THE HILLS OF SEWANEE38
THE FEET OF JUDAS38
SANDY STAR AND WILLIE GEE38
SANDY STAR38
I38
II39
III39
IV39
V39
DEL CASCAR39
TURN ME TO MY YELLOW LEAVES40
IRONIC:  LL.D.40
SCINTILLA40
SIC VITA40
RHAPSODY40
STANZAS FROM THE FLEDGLING BARD AND THE POETRY SOCIETY40
O BLACK AND UNKNOWN BARDS42
SENCE YOU WENT AWAY42
THE CREATION43
THE WHITE WITCH44
MOTHER NIGHT45
O SOUTHLAND!45
BROTHERS45
46
MISS MELERLEE48
THE CORN SONG48
BLACK MAMMIES49
TUSKEGEE49
CHRISTMAS AT MELROSE50
SUMMER MAGIC50
THE TEACHER51
A SONG OF THANKS51
TIME TO DIE52
’ITTLE TOUZLE HEAD52
ZALKA PEETRUZA52
SPRIN’ FEVAH53
DE DRUM MAJAH53
CHILDREN OF THE SUN53
THE NEW DAY53
TIRED54
THE BANJO PLAYER55
THE SCARLET WOMAN55
THE RUBINSTEIN STACCATO ETUDE55
THE HEART OF A WOMAN55
YOUTH56
LOST ILLUSIONS56
I WANT TO DIE WHILE YOU LOVE ME56
WELT56
MY LITTLE DREAMS56
THE LYNCHING56
IF WE MUST DIE57
TO THE WHITE FIENDS57
THE HARLEM DANCER57
HARLEM SHADOWS57
AFTER THE WINTER58
SPRING IN NEW HAMPSHIRE58
THE TIRED WORKER58
THE BARRIER58
TO O. E. A.58
FLAME-HEART59
TWO-AN’-SIX59
A PRAYER61
AND WHAT SHALL YOU SAY?61
IS IT BECAUSE I AM BLACK?61
THE BAND OF GIDEON61
RAIN MUSIC62
SUPPLICATION62
THE NEGRO SOLDIERS62
LA VIE C’EST LA VIE62
CHRISTMAS EVE IN FRANCE63
DEAD FIRES63
ORIFLAMME63
OBLIVION63
BEFORE THE FEAST OF SHUSHAN64
AT THE CARNIVAL64
THE WIFE-WOMAN65
TRANSLATION65
DUNBAR66
WHY ADAM SINNED66
THE RAIN SONG66
KEEP ME, JESUS, KEEP ME67
WINTER IS COMING67
SONNET67
A LITTLE CABIN68
NEGRO POETS68
THE DAWN’S AWAKE!69
THE WASHER-WOMAN69
THE BIG BELL IN ZION69
STAR OF ETHIOPIA69
TWO POINTS OF VIEW70
TO OUR FRIENDS70
MY HERO70
CHAUCER70
TO A SKULL70
APPENDIX71
DESPIDA A MI MADRE71
FAREWELL TO MY MOTHER71
PLACIDO’S FAREWELL TO HIS MOTHER71
BIOGRAPHICAL INDEX OF AUTHORS72
INDEX OF TITLES76
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