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Alex Rogers
Poems:
- Dunbar
- Why Adam Sinned


Alice Dunbar-Nelson
Poems:
- Winter Is Coming


Anne Spencer
Poems:
- Oblivion
- Before The Feast Of Shushan
- At The Carnival
- The Wife-woman
- Translation


Benjamin Brawley
Poems:
- To Our Friends
- My Hero


Charles Bertram Johnson
Poems:
- Sonnet
- A Little Cabin


Claude McKay
Poems:
- 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


Daniel Webster Davis
Poems:
- Dream And The Song
- 'weh Down Souf


Edward Smyth Jones
Poems:
- The Teacher


Fenton Johnson
Poems:
- De Drum Majah
- Children Of The Sun
- The New Day
- The Banjo Player


George Marion McClellan
Poems:
- A Litany Of Atlanta
- Dogwood Blossoms
- A Butterfly In Church
- The Hills Of Sewanee


George Reginald Margetson
Poems:
- Rhapsody


Georgia Douglas Johnson
Poems:
- The Rubinstein Staccato Etude
- The Heart Of A Woman
- Lost Illusions
- I Want To Die While You Love Me


James D. Corrothers
Poems:
- 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


James Edwin Campbell
Poems:
- A Death Song
- Negro Serenade
- De Cunjah Man
- Uncle Eph's Banjo Song
- Ol' Doc' Hyar
- When Ol' Sis' Judy Pray


James Weldon Johnson
Poems:
- O Black And Unknown Bards
- Sence You Went Away
- The Creation
- The White Witch
- Mother Night
- O Southland!
- Brothers


Jessie Fauset
Poems:
- The Negro Soldiers
- La Vie C'est La Vie
- Christmas Eve In France
- Dead Fires
- Oriflamme


John Greenleaf Whittier
Poems:
- To William Lloyd Garrison
- Toussaint L'ouverture
- The Slave-ships
- Expostulation
- The Yankee Girl
- The Hunters Of Men
- Stanzas For The Times
- Clerical Oppressors
- A Summons
- To The Memory Of Thomas Shipley
- The Moral Warfare
- Ritner
- The Pastoral Letter
- The Farewell Of A Virginia Slave Mother To
- Her Daughters Sold Into Southern Bondage
- Pennsylvania Hall
- The New Year
- The Relic
- The World's Convention
- Massachusetts To Virginia
- The Christian Slave
- The Sentence Of John L Brown
- The Sentence Of John L Brown
- Texas Voice Of New England
- To Faneuil Hall
- To Massachusetts
- New Hampshire
- The Pine-tree
- To A Southern Statesman
- At Washington
- The Branded Hand
- The Freed Islands
- A Letter
- Lines From A Letter To A Young Clerical Friend
- Daniel Neall
- Song Of Slaves In The Desert
- To Delaware
- Yorktown
- Randolph Of Roanoke
- The Lost Statesman
- The Slaves Of Martinique
- The Curse Of The Charter-breakers
- Paean
- The Crisis
- Lines On The Portrait Of A Celebrated Publisher
- Derne
- A Sabbath Scene
- In The Evil Days
- Moloch In State Street
- Official Piety
- The Rendition
- Arisen At Last
- The Haschish
- For Righteousness' Sake
- The Kansas Emigrants
- Letter From A Missionary Of The Methodist Episcopal Church South, In Kansas, To A Distinguished Politician
- Burial Of Barber
- To Pennsylvania
- Le Marais Du Cygne
- The Pass Of The Sierra
- A Song For The Time
- What Of The Day?
- A Song, Inscribed To The Fremont Clubs
- The Panorama
- Archdeacon Barbour
- With Its Frontispiece, Ary Scheffer's "christus Consolator Americanized By The Omission Of The Black Man
- The Summons
- To William H Seward
- Thy Will Be Done
- A Word For The Hour
- Luther's Hymn
- To John C Fremont
- The Watchers
- To Englishmen
- Mithridates At Chios
- At Port Royal
- Song Of The Negro Boatmen
- Abolition Of Slavery In The District Of Columbia, 1862
- The Battle Autumn Of 1862
- Hymn Sung At Christmas By The Scholars Of St Helena's Island, S C
- The Proclamation
- Anniversary Poem
- Barbara Frietchie
- What The Birds Said
- The Mantle Of St John De Matha A Legend Of "the Red, White, And Blue," A D 1154-1864
- Laus Deo!
- Hymn For The Celebration Of Emancipation At Newburyport
- After The War The Peace Autumn
- To The Thirty-ninth Congress
- The Hive At Gettysburg
- Howard At Atlanta
- The Emancipation Group
- The Jubilee Singers
- Garrison
- The Quaker Of The Olden Time
- Democracy
- The Gallows
- Seed-time And Harvest
- To The Reformers Of England
- The Human Sacrifice
- Dedication
- The Shoemakers
- The Fishermen
- The Lumbermen
- The Ship-builders
- The Drovers
- The Huskers
- The Corn-song
- The Reformer
- The Peace Convention At Brussels
- The Prisoner For Debt
- The Christian Tourists
- The Men Of Old
- To Pius Ix
- Calef In Boston
- Our State
- The Prisoners Of Naples
- The Peace Of Europe
- Astraea
- Ben Jonson, 1615
- The Disenthralled
- The Poor Voter On Election Day
- The Dream Of Pio Nono
- The Voices
- The New Exodus
- The Conquest Of Finland
- The Eve Of Election
- From Perugia
- Italy
- Freedom In Brazil
- After Election
- Disarmament
- The Problem
- Our Country


John Wesley Holloway
Poems:
- Fifty Years (1863-1913)
- Miss Melerlee
- Calling The Doctor
- The Corn Song


Joseph S. Cotter, Jr.
Poems:
- Two-an'-six
- A Prayer
- And What Shall You Say?
- Is It Because I Am Black?
- The Band Of Gideon
- Rain Music


Joshua Henry Jones, Jr.
Poems:
- Chaucer
- To A Skull
- Placido's Sonnet To His Mother
- Farewell To My Mother


Leslie Pinckney Hill
Poems:
- Black Mammies
- Tuskegee
- Christmas At Melrose
- Summer Magic


Lucian B. Watkins
Poems:
- The Big Bell In Zion
- Star Of Ethiopia
- Two Points Of View


Otto Leland Bohanan
Poems:
- Negro Poets
- The Dawn's Awake!


Paul Laurence Dunbar
Poems:
- A Negro Love Song
- Little Brown Baby
- Ships That Pass In The Night
- Lover's Lane
- The Debt
- The Haunted Oak
- When De Co'n Pone's Hot


R. Nathaniel Dett
Poems:
- The Scarlet Woman


Ray G. Dandridge
Poems:
- A Song Of Thanks
- Time To Die
- 'ittle Touzle Head
- Zalka Peetruza
- Sprin' Fevah


Roscoe C. Jamison
Poems:
- Supplication


Theodore Henry Shackelford
Poems:
- The Washer-woman


W.E. Burghardt Du Bois
Poems:
- It Was Not Fate


Waverley Turner Carmichael
Poems:
- The Rain Song
- Keep Me, Jesus, Keep Me


William H.A. Moore
Poems:
- Hog Meat
- Dusk Song


William Stanley Braithwaite
Poems:
- The Feet Of Judas
- Sandy Star And Willie Gee
- Sandy Star I
- Sandy Star Ii
- Sandy Star Iii
- Sandy Star Iv
- Sandy Star V
- Del Cascar
- Turn Me To My Yellow Leaves
- Ironic: Lld
- Scintilla
- Sic Vita