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Author: James Weldon Johnson; Sondra K Wilson
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2000.
Series: Penguin twentieth-century classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents the complete poems of twentieth-century African-American author James Weldon Johnson, including all the poems from his three published works, as well as a number of previously unpublished poems.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Weldon Johnson; Sondra K Wilson
ISBN: 0141185457 9780141185453
OCLC Number: 43864475
Description: xxxiii, 202 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Preface to God's Trombones --
Listen, Lord --
A Prayer --
The Creation --
The Prodigal Son --
Go Down Death --
A Funeral Sermon --
Noah Built the Ark --
The Crucifixion --
Let My People Go --
The Judgment Day --
Saint Peter Relates an Incident of the Resurrection Day --
O Black and Unknown Bards --
Brothers --
American Drama --
O Southland! --
We to America --
Mother Night --
The Young Warrior --
The White Witch --
My City --
The Glory of the Day Was in Her Face --
Life --
The Black Mammy --
Fragment --
Mother, Farewell! (from the Spanish of Placido) --
Girl of Fifteen --
The Suicide --
Down by the Carib Sea --
Deep in the Quiet Wood --
Prayer at Sunrise --
Her Eyes Twin Pools --
Vashti --
If I Were Paris --
Ghosts of the Old Year --
Beauty Never Old --
Blessed Sleep --
The Greatest of These Is War --
A Poet to His Baby Son --
Ma Lady's Lips Am Like de Honey --
A Plantation Bacchanal --
Tunk --
Brer Rabbit, You's de Cutes' of 'Em All --
Answer to Prayer --
A Banjo Song --
The Rivals --
Sence You Went Away --
Lift Every Voice and Sing --
Envoy --
Introduction to Fifty Years and Other Poems by Brander Matthews --
Fifty Years --
To Horace Bumstead --
The Color Sergeant --
From the German of Uhland --
Before a Painting --
I Hear the Stars Still Singing --
A Mid-Day Dreamer --
The Temptress --
The Ghost of Deacon Brown --
"Lazy" --
Omar --
Voluptas (I) --
The Word of an Engineer --
The Gift to Sing --
Morning, Noon and Night --
The Awakening --
Venus in a Garden --
Nobody's Lookin' But de Owl and de Moon --
You's Sweet to Yo' Mammy Jes de Same --
July in Georgy --
Dat Gal o' Mine --
The Seasons --
'Possum Song --
An Explanation --
De Little Pickaninny's Gone to Sleep --
Moods --
A Passing Melody --
The River --
Helene --
The Class of '94 --
Grandmother's Bible --
A Dream --
Sonnet --
Sonnet --
The Secret --
Class Poem --
Voluptas (II) --
Optimistic Sam --
Mobile Mardi Gras --
After My First Week Teaching in the Country --
To a Brook Near My School House --
A Recollection --
The Last Waltz --
To a Friend --
Only Trust Me --
A Brand --
Christmas Carol --
Miserable --
To H.B. --
To a Friend, with a Rose --
A Heathen --
To My Valentine --
Ode to Florida --
Acknowledgment --
The Passionate Lover --
Art vs. Trade --
The Poet's Harp --
I Love Thee Still --
To Louie (I) --
A Fragment (I) --
Untitled Poem ("Was what you thought love, but passing") --
Untitled Poem ("Come with me my love and wander").
Series Title: Penguin twentieth-century classics.
Other Titles: Poems
Responsibility: James Weldon Johnson ; edited with an introduction by Sondra Kathryn Wilson.
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