Paul Laurence Dunbar

Poetry Index

A

Absence
Accountability
Advice
After a Visit
After Many Days
After The Quarrel
After While
Alexander Crummell-Dead
Alice
Anchored
Angelina
Ante-Bellum Sermon, An
Appreciation
At Candle Lightin' Time
At Cheshire Cheese
At Loafing-Holt
At Night
At Sunset Time
At The Tavern
Awakening, The

B

Back-Log Song, A
Ballad
Ballade
Banjo Song, A
Barrier, The
Behind The Arras
Bein' Back Home
Beyond the Years
Black Samson Of Brandywine
Blue
Bohemian, The
Boogah Man, The
Booker T. Washington
Border Ballad, A
Boy's Summer Song, A
Breaking The Charm
Bridal Measure, A
By Rugged Ways
By the Stream

C

Cabin Tale, A
Career, A
Change Has Come, The
Change, The
Changing Time
Charity
Chase, The
Choice, A
Chris'mus Is a-Comin'
Chrismus On The Plantation
Christmas
Christmas Carol
Christmas Folksong, A
Christmas In The Heart
Chronic-Kicker, The
Circumstances Alter Cases
Colored Band, The
Colored Soldiers, The
Columbian Ode
Common Things
Communion
Comparison
Compensation
Confessional
Confidence, A
Confirmation
Conquerors, The
Conscience and Remorse
Coquette Conquered, A
Corn-Song, A
Corn-Stalk Fiddle, The
Creed and Not a Creed, A
Crisis, The
Curiosity
Curtain

D

Dance, The
Dat Ol' Mare O' Mine
Dawn
Day
De Critters' Dance
De Way T'ings Come
Deacon Jones' Grievance
Dead
Death
Death Of The First Born, The
Death Song, A
Debt, The
Delinquent, The
Dely
Deserted Plantation, The
Despair
Differences
Dilettante: A Modern Type, The
Dinah Kneading Dough
Diplomacy
Dirge
Dirge For A Soldier
Disappointed
Discovered
Discovery, The
Distinction
Disturber, The
Douglass
Dove, The
Dream Song I
Dream Song II
Dreamer, The
Dreamin' Town
Dreams (1899)
Dreams (1903)
Drizzle
Drowsy Day, A

E

Easter Ode, An
Easy-Goin' Feller, An
Encouraged
Encouragement
End Of The Chapter, The
Ere Sleep Comes Down To Soothe The Weary Eyes
Evening
Expectation

F

Faith
Farewell To Arcady
Farm Child's Lullaby, The
Fisher Child's Lullaby, The
Fishin'
Florida Night, A
Foolin' Wid De Seasons
For The Man Who Fails
Forest Greeting, The
Forever
Fount Of Tears, The
Frederick Douglass
Frolic, A
Fulfillment

G

Garret, The
Goin' Back
Golden Day, A
Good-Night
Gourd, The
Grievance, A
Growing Gray

H

Harriet Beecher Stowe
Haunted Oak, The
He Had His Dream
Her Thought and His
Hope
How Lucy Backslid
How Shall I Woo Thee
Howdy Honey Howdy
Hunting Song
Hymn (1893)
Hymn (1899)
Hymn, A

I

If
If I Could but Forget
In An English Garden
In August
In May
In Summer
In Summer Time
In The Morning
In The Tents Of Akbar
Inspiration
Invitation To Love
Ione
Itching Heels

J

James Whitcomb Riley
Jealous
Jilted
Joggin' Erlong
John Boyle O'Reilly
Johnny Speaks
Just Whistle A Bit
Justice

K

Keep A Song Up On De Way
Keep A-Pluggin' Away
Kidnaped
King Is Dead, The
Knight, The

L

Lapse, The
Lawyers' Way, The
Lazy Day, A
Lesson, The
Letter, A
Li'l Gal
Life
Life's Tragedy
Light, The
Lily Of The Valley
Limitations
Lincoln
Little Brown Baby
Little Christmas Basket, A
Little Lucy Landman
Liza May
Lonesome
Long Ago
Long To'ds Night
Longing
Looking-Glass,The
Lost Dream, A
Love
Love And Grief
Love Despoiled
Love Letter, A
Love Song, A
Love's Apotheosis
Love's Castle
Love's Draft
Love's Humility
Love's Phases
Love's Pictures
Love's Seasons
Love-Song
Lover and the Moon, The
Lover's Lane
Lullaby (1893)
Lullaby (1899)
Lullaby (1901)
Lyric, A
Lyrics Of Love And Sorrow

M

Made to Order Smile, The
Madrigal, A
Mare Rubrum
Master-Player, The
Masters, The
Meadow Lark, The
Melancholia
Memorial Day
Memory Of Martha, The
Merry Autumn
Misapprehension
Misty Day, A
Monk's Walk, The
Morning
Morning Song Of Love
Mortality
Murdered Lover, The
Musical, A
My Corn-Cob Pipe
My Lady Of Castle Grand
My Little March Girl
My Love Irene
My Sort o' Man
My Sweet Brown Gal
Mystery, The
Mystic Sea, The

N

Nature and Art
Negro Love Song, A
News, The
Night
Night of Love
Night, Dim Light
Noddin' By De Fire
Noon
Nora: A Serenade
Not They Who Soar
Nutting Song

O

October
Ode for Memorial Day
Ode to Ethiopia
Ol' Tunes, The
Old
Old Apple-Tree, The
Old Cabin, The
Old Front Gate, The
Old Homestead, The
Old Memory, An
On A Clean Book
On the Death of W. C.
On The Dedication Of Dorothy Hall
On the River
On The Road
On The Sea Wall
One Life
Opportunity
Over The Hills

P

Paradox, The
Parted (1899)
Parted (1901)
Party, The
Passion and Love
Path, The
Phantom Kiss, The
Philosophy
Photograph, The
Phyllis
Place Where The Rainbow Ends, The
Plantation Child's Lullaby, The
Plantation Melody, A
Plantation Portrait, A
Plea, A
Poet and His Song, The
Poet And The Baby, The
Poet, The
Pool, The
Poor Withered Rose
Possession
Possum
Possum Trot
Prayer, A
Precedent
Preference
Premonition
Preparation
Prometheus
Promise and Fulfillment
Protest
Puttin' The Baby Away

Q

Question, A
Quilting, The

R

Rain-Songs
Real Question, The
Religion
Reluctance
Remembered
Resignation
Response
Retort
Retrospection
Riding to Town
Right To Die, The
Right's Security
Rising of the Storm, The
Rivals, The
River Of Ruin, The
Roadway, A
Robert Gould Shaw
Rose And Pearls
Roses

S

Sailor's Song, A
Sand-Man, The
Scamp
Secret, The
Seedling, The
She Gave Me A Rose
She Told Her Beads
Ships That Pass In The Night
Signs of the Times
Silence
Sling Along
Slow Through The Dark
Snowin'
Soliloquy Of A Turkey
Song (1895)
Song (1903)
Song Of Summer
Song, A
Song, A
Song, The
Songs
Songs
Sonnet
Sparrow, The
Speakin' At De Cou't-House
Speakin' O' Christmas
Spellin'-Bee, The
Spiritual, A
Spring Fever
Spring Song
Spring Wooing, A
Starry Night, A
Stirrup Cup, The
Sum, The
Summer Night, A
Summer Pastoral, A
Summer's Night, A
Sunset
Suppose
Sympathy (1893)
Sympathy (1899)

T

Temptation
Thanksgiving Poem, A
Then and Now
Theology
Thou Art My Lute
Till The Wind Gets Right
Time To Tinker 'Roun'!
To a Captious Critic
To A Dead Friend
To A Lady Playing The Harp
To A Violet Found on All Saint's
To An Ingrate
To Dan
To Dr. James Newton Matthews
To E. H. K.
To Her
To J. Q.
To Louise
To Miss Mary Britton
To Pfrimmer
To The Eastern Shore
To the Memory of Mary Young
To the Miami
To The Road
To the South
Trouble In De Kitchen
Tryst, The
Turning Of The Babies In The Bed, The
Twell De Night Is Pas'
Twilight
Two Little Boots
Two Songs

U

Unexpressed
Unlucky Apple, The
Unsung Heroes, The

V

Vagrants
Valse, The
Vengeance Is Sweet
Veteran, The
Visitor, The (1896)
Voice Of The Banjo, The

W

W'en I Gits Home
Wadin' In De Crick
Waiting
Warm Day In Winter, A
Warrior's Prayer, The
We Wear the Mask
Welcome Address
Weltschmertz
What's The Use
When A Feller's Itchin' To Be Spanked
When All Is Done
When De Co'n Pone's Hot
When Dey Listed Colored Soldiers
When Malindy Sings
When Sam'l Sings
When The Old Man Smokes
Whip-Poor-Will And Katy-Did
Whistling Sam
Whittier
Why Fades a Dream?
Wind and the Sea, The
Winter Song
Winter's Approach
Winter's Day, A
With The Lark
Wooing, The
Worn Out
Wraith, The

Y

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